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UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, HOUSTON, TEXAS - PROGRAMS

Houston, TexasLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  45364Enrollment

Doctor of Philososphy [Ph.D] (Biology)

 3 years
 78 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

$ 43,700 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

The Department of Biology offers graduate programs in Biology. The graduate program in Biology has two-degree tracks: the Cell and Molecular Biology degree track, and the Ecology and Evolution degree track. The Development and Regulatory Biology group includes faculty with interests in cancer biology, genomics, cell signaling, embryonic development and regeneration, human genetics, transcriptional regulation, microRNAs, and nuclear receptors. 


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration3 years
Total Credits78
Fees$ 137,946 for 3 years or 78 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttp://publications.uh.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=26&poid=9583&returnto=9361

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Following are the requirement of the program:

  • The student should have a Baccalaureate Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or an equivalent discipline.
  • The minimum credit hours required for this degree is that Ph.D. students entering with a Bachelor’s degree: 54.0 and Ph.D. students entering with an MS degree: 24.0.


Required Document List

  • Resume/CV
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of purpose


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01

Spring
Nov 01


Scores Required

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

305 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$43700$43700$43700
Books and supplies$1300$1300$1300
Other fees$982$982$982
Total fees$45982$45982$45982

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board(on campus)$ 9,368
Room and board(off campus)$ 9,231

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
SWE Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
AAUW International Fellowships Variable Yes 15 Nov, 2020
Comindware Scholarship $4,000 Yes N/A
Young Women in Public Affairs Award $4,000 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
The Kay-Grant Group Scholarship 2020 $1,000 Yes 31 Oct, 2020
Josephine de Karman Fellowship $25,000 Yes 31 Jan, 2020
Young Professionals Program Variable Yes 31 Jul, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Novus Biological Scholarship Program $1,500 Yes 06 Jul, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program $25,000 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
QS scholarship Variable Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships Variable Yes 15 Jul, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

The student who wishes to come and study in the United States must first obtain a student visa or F-1 visa. Students can apply for different types of visas such as F-1 Visa, F-2 Visa, J-1 Visa, and J-2 Visa.

Work Study

During work-study, students with demonstrated financial need work a part-time job, on- or off-campus to earn money toward their college expenses. Most students work 12 to 20 hours each week during the academic year. 


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