24
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Hood College / Program in Bioinformatics is located in Frederick, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
100%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th August 5th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in life science or computer science field, minimum GPA of 2.75, essay
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,500
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time (1)
Part-time (2)
Male (2)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinformatics, gene environmental interactions in psychiatric disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD  21701-8575
United States
Contact Dr. April M. Boulton
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: gofurther@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3600