12 months
28560 USD/year
28560 USD/year
10500 USD/year
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The Cell and Molecular Biology degree from University of Arkansas is an interdisciplinary graduate program incorporating faculty from 16 departments and four colleges in the University of Arkansas system. 


Key Features

Graduate studies at the Cell and Molecular Biology degree from University of Arkansas may be pursued in any area of cell or molecular biology for which there is faculty expertise.

Primary Areas of Faculty  Research: The study of various aspects of cell function, structure, metabolism, and chemical functions on, within, and between cells; the study of biomolecular interactions; the relationships between biomolecular reactions and observed cellular properties; molecular genetics, protein chemistry, biological structures; as well as the use of molecular detection methods to detect or characterize biological states in prokaryotes, eukaryotes, systematics, forensics, or health care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • For the M.S. degree, the Graduate School and/or the program requires 30 semester hours, a comprehensive examination, a cumulative GPA of 3.00, and a minimum residence of 30 weeks. Any student who receives a grade of “F” in any graduate-level course will be subject to dismissal following review by the Program Advisory Committee. 
  • All candidates for the M.S. must complete a minimum of 24 hours of post-baccalaureate graduate credits not including seminar and thesis credit hours (18 hours plus CHEM 5813 and CHEM 5843) in Cell and Molecular Biology-approved courses and 6 hours of thesis research. 
  • In addition, all candidates who are considered full-time must enroll every fall and spring semester in a Cell and Molecular Biology designated seminar course.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A conferred baccalaureate degree. Students who have not completed their baccalaureate degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework. Students who have a degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • A conferred post-baccalaureate, master, or doctoral degree (excluding professional degrees) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • The Graduate School requires the GRE (e.g. GRE code 6866) or comparable standardized examination for admission consideration for degree seeking students. Exemptions have been approved for some programs. Please contact your program of interest to determine if you are required to submit official test scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fayetteville

930 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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