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University of Utah

Department of Biomedical Informatics

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Biomedical Informatics is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum 60th percentile)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum 60th percentile)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
29
Accepted
19
Enrolled
51%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum 60th percentile)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum 60th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.06%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

59
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 36
Male (41)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health information systems and expert systems, genetic epidemiology, medical imaging, bioinformatics, public health informatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,270,566

Location & Contact

Address 201 Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-1107
United States
Contact Dr. Joyce A. Mitchell
Phone: 801-581-7200