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School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences University of Mississippi Medical Center

  • Jackson, MS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 71%29%
    student ratio
  • 196
    total students
  • $7,030 | $7,030
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees 79
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Departments & Programs

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Materials Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • MD/PHD Program
  • Medical Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Pathology
  • Physiology and Biophysics

Admissions

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 172
    • Accepted 93
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 68
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $25
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1 Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1 Not Reported Not Reported
    • Summer deadline April 1 Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Baccalaureate Degree in a relevant scientific discipline
    • GPA (3.0 or better is for PhD programs, 3.0 preferred for MS programs)
    • Three letters of recommendation for PhD Programs
    • A personal statement
    • GRE score ≥ 300 on the combined verbal and quantitative scores is preferred

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,030
    • Out-of-state tuition *$7,030
    • International student tuition$7,030
    • * Tuition for full-time graduate student per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesLaboratory and special fees vary
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • * Fees for full-time graduate students
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableStipends, loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students196
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students196
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty245
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchdevice biomechanics, health behavior, cardiovascular and renal diseases, health disparities, immunology, inflammatory diseases, virology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$44,517,037

Location & Contact

School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences

University of Mississippi Medical Center

2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
United States

Dr. Joey Granger
Dean
Dr. Libby Spence
Associate Dean, Recruiting

Phone: 601-984-1195 
Fax: 601-815-9440
Email: lspence@umc.edu

Ms. Barbara Westerfield

Director, Student Records and Registrar

Phone: 601-984-1080
Fax: 601-984-1079
Email: bwesterfield@umc.edu

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