University of Minnesota

College of Veterinary Medicine

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program


Office of Student Affairs and Admissions, 1365 Gortner Avenue, 460 VTH

178 Pillsbury Dr. SE

Saint Paul, MN 55108

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.- Comparative and Molecular Biosciences, M.S.- Comparative and Molecular Biosciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Comparative and Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program brings together both basic and clinical scientists to provide students with biomedical research training and the application of new knowledge towards the understanding of genetic infectious diseases of animals, animal populations, comparative aspects of biology and pathology across species, and animal models of human disease.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

Minimum TOEFL score of 213 computer-based, 550 paper-based and for internet based a minimum total score of 79, plus section scores of at least 21 on the writing section and 19 on the reading section. Requirements for the MELAB is a score of 80, or a 6.5 on the IELTS.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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