Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences (City of Hope)

Duarte, CA

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Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences

Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences Student Essentials

Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Website: gradschool.coh.org
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Enrollment: 86

About City of Hope

City of Hope’s Irell and Manella Graduate School offers a research-based doctorate degree in Biological Sciences. Located in Duarte, California, just outside Los Angeles, the program prepares students to work in a variety of capacities. Irell and Manella’s tuition waiver program also makes it the most affordable school one could choose.

Academics are rigorous and include a substantial research component. Students choose a research specialization. Some examples of these specializations are:

  • Cancer biology
  • Diabetes research
  • DNA research
  • Immunology
  • Molecular pharmacology
  • Neuroscience
  • Virology

Graduates of Irell and Manella’s program are prepared for employment in medical, academic, and industrial research. Since the school is located outside of a major city, graduates have access to substantial employment opportunities.

Students also participate in Journal Clubs, which are groups that regularly present their research findings within their specific area. Other college life activities include regularly held scientific lectures.

Admissions applications are available on the Irell and Manella website. Applicants will also need to submit transcripts or GRE scores and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must also have completed certain pre-requisite courses in the sciences.

All accepted students receive a fellowship, which covers the full cost of tuition. The fellowship also helps to cover living expenses. All accepted students receive full medical coverage, as well.

City of Hope Location

Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
1500 E. Duarte Rd.
Duarte, CA 91010


Getting Around City of Hope

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Duarte, CA

Winter
Dec
67
44
Jan
67
45
Feb
68
47
Spring
Mar
70
50
Apr
73
53
May
76
57
Summer
Jun
80
61
Jul
85
65
Aug
87
65
Fall
Sep
85
63
Oct
79
57
Nov
73
49

City of Hope Students

Total Students 86

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 67%
  • Asian: 24%
Latino 7%
African American 2%
Caucasian 67%
Asian 24%

Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
International 37%
Domestic 63%

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