Which country and university is suitable for Biotechnology masters to enhance research and development?

Asked by Adarsh Singh over 1 year ago

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Nikhil Agarwal

Nikhil Agarwal

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Among the most sought-after areas of study in the US, biotechnology universities are specializations in bioinformatics and biotechnology management. The United States Bureau of Labour Statistics reports that attending a biotechnology university will open up about 87,600 career chances for you shortly.

The following is a list of the top institutions in the USA for biotechnology, along with information on their rankings, biotechnology programs they offer, and typical tuition costs:

1. University of Pennsylvania
QS World Ranking 2023: 13
Popular Programs: PSM Biotechnology
Program Duration: 1.5- 2 years
Average Fees Per Year: 41,585.02 USD (33 Lakh INR)

2. Columbia University
QS World Ranking 2023: 19
Popular Programs: MA Biotechnology
Program Duration: 2 years
Average Fees Per Year: 1,24,784.62 USD (99 Lakh INR)

3. John Hopkins University
QS World Ranking 2023: 25
Popular Programs: MS Biotechnology, Postgraduate Certificate Biotechnology Enterprise, Masters of Science [M.Sc.] Bioinformatics and Biotechnology; Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular
Program Duration: 2 years
Average Fees Per Year: 41,585.02 USD(33 Lakh INR)

4. Northwestern University
QS World Ranking 2023: 30
Popular Programs: MS in Biotechnology and MS in Statistics
Program Duration: 1.5-2 years
Average Fees Per Year: 61,747.45 USD(49 Lakh INR)

5. University of Wisconsin
QS World Ranking 2023: 75
Popular Programs: MA in Biotechnology
Program Duration: 2 years
Average Fees Per Year: 39,064.71 USD (31 Lakh INR)

We have roughly categorized the following categories for eligibility:

  • For candidates to be accepted to their preferred college for master's studies after 16 years of formal education, their undergraduate/12th GPA must be higher than 3.0 on a scale of 4.
  • The minimum IELTS score needed for an MS in Biotechnology in the USA is 7.0, and a TOEFL score of 80 to 85.
    GRE scores are crucial. Candidates for master's program admission must get a high quantitative score. 

The cost of tuition at biotechnology universities in the USA varies depending on the curriculum. However, it typically ranges between 31,000 to 55,000 USD (24,61,065.20-43,66,406 INR) a year.

Each student's cost of living in the United States varies depending on their lifestyle. However, the average cost of living, which includes accommodation, food, travel, stationery, leisure activities, etc., is 500–1000 USD (39,649.58–79,305.75 INR) per year.

From admission requirements to employment chances at the top institutions for biotechnology in the USA, I've dug deep into all the crucial information about biotechnology in this country. You can contact me if you have any additional inquiries regarding studying biotechnology in the United States.


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