Ph.D. On Campus


Louisiana State University

36 months
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Biochemistry from Louisiana State University includes appropriate coursework designed to provide broad but intensive training in biochemistry, experience in presentation of seminars and successful completion of qualifying and general examinations. 


Biochemistry from Louisiana State University requires formulation and execution of original research, as demonstrated by production of research publications and a dissertation. 


Our program prepares students for professional careers in biochemical research and teaching. Research interests within the department encompass a broad range, including cell and molecular biology, virology, plant biochemistry, enzymology, and protein, DNA, and carbohydrate molecular biophysics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Plant Molecular Biology 
  • Plant Growth and Development 
  • Plant Metabolism 
  • Selected Topics in Plant Physiology 
  • Population Ecology 
  • Community Ecology 
  • Molecular Evolution 
  • Systematic Biology 
  • Marine Ecology 
  • Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Gene Regulation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must score at least 305 on the GRE (verbal plus quantitative scores) and 100 (iBT) or equivalent on the TOEFL (for international students who have not received a degree from an English-based institution) to be considered for admission.
  • Official transcripts from the registrar of each college or university you previously or currently attend.
  • An overall GPA of at least 3.00 ("A" = 4.0) is required.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Academic Experiences 
  • A non-refundable fee of $50.00 (U.S.) and $70.00 (nonimmigrant) and can be paid in the form of a check, money order or credit card payable to Louisiana State University.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 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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