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Vanderbilt University

Department of Pharmacology

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Pharmacology is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary, qualifying, and final exams

Admissions

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 8.89%
Unknown 4.44%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular pharmacology, neuropharmacology, drug disposition and toxicology, genetic mechanics, cell regulation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. David Sweatt
Chair
Email: david.sweatt@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-2207
Fax: 615-936-3910

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