Why Cell and Molecular Biology?

  • Program established in 2000
  • Rated in the top 100 nationally in 2008 (no rating since)
  • Incorporates more than 110 faculty from 17 departments in 4 colleges
  • One of the largest PhD programs on campus
  • Highly diverse program
  • 70% international students representing more than 20 countries
  • Conditional admissions encouraged
  • GRE is optional. Some faculty may require. GRE is required for some fellowships
  • Completion rates for 2002-2016: 86% MS, 88% PhD



Why the University of Arkansas?


  • Ranked 64th in public research universities in the United States
  • Carnegie Foundation Highest - Research rating, top 2%
  • Ranked 5th in Best Value Colleges by Kiplinger
  • Graduate School has a $100M endowment
    • Funds some graduate stipends
    • Funds graduate travel to meetings ($1000-1200) per student per year


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