M.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho, USA
M.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science in bioinformatics and computational biology from the University of Idaho provides a unique interdisciplinary graduate educational experience
  • The program has a stronger focus on statistical analysis than is typical in a bioinformatics program, but it lays emphasis on computation and genomics more than is typical for a biostatistics program
  • It includes 10 credits of research & thesis work
  • Students will study courses such as Computational Biology, Molecular Evolution, Mathematical Genetics, Computer Science, Biological Sciences, etc.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2132163 INR
Hostel & Meals800074 INR
Insurance174677 INR
Transportation85471 INR
Books & Supplies82761 INR
In Service Fee213421 INR
Miscellaneous & Personal Costs279411 INR
Total1635815 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA if the student graduated within the last five years
  • Most graduate students will start with a background in at least one of the areas: biological, mathematical, or computer sciences
  • Indian students must have 4 years bachelor degree or Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) following a 3 year Bachelor’s degree
  • If applicants do not meet the minimum 3.00 GPA, their application can be considered for admission if they:
    • earned an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher for your last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits, OR
    • worked in the program-specific profession for 5+ years, and obtained a letter of support from a faculty member in the department, and written a detailed statement/essay describing your professional experience and potential to succeed academically


ExamsTOEFL: 100


GRE: Accepted
  • 70 percent rank or higher recommended

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