University of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry


7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 6249

San Antonio, TX 78284

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry track of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program focuses on the structure and function of cellular components broadly defined and provides advanced training for graduate students in the use of a broad spectrum of biophysical, biochemical, and molecular biological methods to study these cellular components.

Faculty members use quantitative and/or specialized approaches, including X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, and a variety of hydrodynamic approaches such as analytical ultracentrifugation to acquire answers to fundamental questions of the relationship between form and function; an understanding that has important ramifications for the betterment of human health. 


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS). The minimum required score for the TOEFL is 68 for iBT. The minimum score for the academic version of the IELTS test is 6.5. Scores for either test must have been taken within two years of applying for admission.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): Students receive $26,000

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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