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Van Andel Institute Graduate School

Overview

Van Andel Institute Graduate School / PhD Program is located in Grand Rapids, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and molecular genetics

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all institutions attended, sample of scientific writing (research paper)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Epigenetics, neurodegenerative science, cancer and cell biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 333 Bostwick Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49503
United States
Contact Steve Triezenberg
President and Dean
Email: steve.triezenberg@vai.org
Phone: 616-234-5708
Fax: 616-234-5709