12 months
1080 USD/credit 32400 USD/year
1080 USD/credit 32400 USD/year
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Bioinformatics from Loyola University Chicago allows you to be in Chicago next to Lake Michigan while also gaining fundamental skills that will help you be an inquisitive scientist. 


At Bioinformatics from Loyola University Chicago you'll be trained in conducting hypothesis-driven independent research including experimental design, analysis and interpretation of results, as well as scientific writing and presentation.  

Students at Bioinformatics from Loyola University Chicago will gain:

  • a solid foundation in biological, computational, chemical, and statistical concepts and theory;
  • the facility to interpret primary scientific literature;
  • the capacity to employ statistical and computational methods to investigate and solve problems within the life sciences;
  • the ability to conduct bioinformatics study in industry and/or the research environment; and
  • science-related oral and written communication skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Exploring Proteins 
  • Proteomics 
  • Computational Biology 
  • Quantitative Bioinformatics 
  • Advanced Bioinformatics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Spring enrollment is for MS non-thesis track only.
  • Students are encouraged to apply prior to this date.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates for admission must have completed (or are expected to complete prior to the fall term of admission) a bachelors degree with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
  • A Completed Application Form
  • Official Transcripts     
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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