University of Louisville

School of Medicine

Integrated Programs in Biomedical Sciences


2301 S 3rd St

Louisville, KY 40292

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.- Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Integrated Programs in Biomedical Sciences (IPIBS) is a gateway for graduate students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. in biomedical research. From the five basic biomedical science programs, students choose which program best matches their research interests and career needs. There is a flexible core-curriculum during their first year along with discipline-based coursework. Students do rotations to choose a research mentor and project for their PhD dissertation research. The University of Louisville offers a supportive academic environment in a friendly, vibrant city and a financial assistance package consisting of an annual stipend of $23,500 health insurance and full tuition coverage. The median time for IPIBS students to complete their degree is 5.1 years compared to the national average for NIH supported biomedical students of 6.3 years. In addition, the average completion rate for IPIBS students over the past 10 years is 71% compared to the average for NIH supported biomedical students of 75%. The University of Louisville, become a part of what's happening here!



International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: By Department

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): Covered by financial package USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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