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Vanderbilt University

Program in Human Genetics

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Program in Human Genetics is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

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

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 Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Disease gene discovery, computational genomics, translational genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Nancy Cox
Director
Email: nancy.j.cox@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-343-8555
Fax: 615-322-1453