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Rockefeller University

Address: 1230 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, United States

Description Rockefeller University

  • Established: 1901
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type: private.

Rockefeller University is a private educational institution located in Manhattan. The main specialization of the educational institution is fundamental research in the field of biomedicine. In the university you can get both higher and postgraduate education.

The university was founded in 1901 by John Rockefeller, in whose honor it is named.

Many sensational biochemical developments are the result of the work of scientists at Rockefeller University. Among them:

  • The hypothesis that DNA heredity has a chemical basis
  • Differentiation of blood by groups
  • Evidence that viruses can cause cancer
  • The foundation of cell biology
  • The study of the structure of antibodies
  • Detection of lipin - a hormone that regulates metabolism.

Throughout the history of the university, 27 scientists have become Nobel Prize winners for research conducted at the university.

Among the famous graduates:

  • David Baltimore - Nobel Laureate, President of Rockefeller University
  • Barbara Ehrenreich - social commentator
  • Jonathan Lear - Professor of Philosophy and Social Thought
  • Robert Sopolsky is a writer, professor at Stanford University.

There are no separate faculties and departments at the university, students receive degrees in 10 departments:

  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Cancer biology
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Immunology, Virology, Microbiology
  • The mechanisms of human disease
  • Neuroscience
  • Biology and evolution
  • Physical, mathematical and computational biology
  • Stem cells: development, regeneration and aging.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Rockefeller University

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  • Age: 18+
  • Duration of study: 3-4 years
  • Full-time form of education.


  • Age: 21+
  • Duration of study: 2 years
  • Full-time form of education.
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Doctoral studies

  • Age: 22+
  • Duration of study: 3 years
  • Full-time form of education.


  • Rockefeller University has repeatedly entered the top 30 best universities in the world
  • The educational institution conducts one of the most active and effective medical research in the USA and Europe.
  • Small number of students
  • The opportunity to receive not only higher education, but also the passage of internships and practices, the development of short-term courses
  • Extensive opportunities for scientific self-realization.

Equipment Rockefeller University

On the basis of the university work:

  • Rockefeller Hospital
  • Center for Oncology Research
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  • Center for Basic Research on Digestive Disorders
  • Center for Research in Physics and Biology
  • Center for Immunology and Immune Diseases
  • Cooperative Center for Human Immunology
  • Alzheimer's Research Center
  • Center for Sensory Neurology
  • Institute of Neural Systems
  • Center for Biochemistry
  • Human Environment Program.

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