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Bioinformatics

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
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28464 USD/year
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13176 USD/year
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About

The Bioinformatics MS program at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is designed to satisfy the demands of a highly interdisciplinary and rapidly evolving field. 

Overview

An explosion of biological information is being generated from academic, industry, and government labs giving rise to a critical demand for professionals who can turn this information into useful knowledge.

Research

  • At Illinois, students work side-by-side with distinguished faculty members and researchers. They also benefit from their peers — a talented and diverse group of promising graduate students who come from all over the world.
  • Research in bioinformatics takes place not only in academic departments, but in several leading interdisciplinary centers on campus, equipped with the latest tools and techniques, as well as experimental bioinformatics facilities.
  • Bioinformatics graduate students at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign are encouraged to participate in a course on responsible conduct of research (RCR).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Applied bioinformatics
  • Statistical Genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
  • Principles of Systematics
  • Computing in molecular biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Prospective students should apply directly to the unit of their choice as each unit has its own application, admission and curricular requirements.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college in the United States or a comparable degree from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad. 
  • Applicants enrolled in the final year of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college in the United States or a or comparable degree program from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad, and who meet the GPA requirements stated above will be admitted conditionally pending receipt of final academic credentials showing the undergraduate degree as conferred.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28464 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13176 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
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Funding

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