PhD Program in Genetics, Genomics and Cancer Biology Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Thomas Jefferson University

PhD Program in Genetics, Genomics and Cancer Biology Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
16
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 5
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 100 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, stipends

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty52
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFunctional genomics, cancer susceptibility, cell cycle, regulation oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes, genetics of neoplastic disease
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

PhD Program in Genetics, Genomics and Cancer Biology

Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University

Eleventh and Walnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

Dr. Linda Siracusa

Program Director

Phone: 215-503-4536
Email: linda.siracusa@jefferson.edu

Marc Stearns

Director of Admissions

Phone: 215-503-0155
Fax: 215-503-3433
Email: jgsbs-info@jefferson.edu


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