University of Illinois at Chicago

Ph.D. On Campus
24 months
7227 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The PhD in  Bioinformatics program is offered at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 



The Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a program leading to a degree in Bioinformatics at doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Special Topics in Bioengineering
  • Computational Functional Genomics
  • Principles of Bioinformatics
  • Neural and Neuromuscular Prostheses
  • Sensory Prostheses Engineering
  • Biomedical Implants in Orthopedics and Dentistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




108 alternative credits

108 from the baccalaureate. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate Field Physical sciences, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or biology. Students from other areas are also encouraged to apply if their backgrounds indicate a reasonable chance of success in the program.
  • Tests Required GRE General, quantitative reasoning percentile rank above 50%.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three required.
  • Personal Statement Required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7227 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD


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