Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Applied Science (MS); Biology (MA, MS).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis (For Some Programs).
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 For Domestic Students; For Spring Admission, 10/1 For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 27. 25 Applicants, 52% Accepted, 6 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
9 Full-Time (4 Women), 2 Part-Time; Includes 4 Minority (1 African American, 3 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders), 1 International.


12 Full-Time (6 Women), 2 Part-Time/Adjunct (Both Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Fellowships, Research Assistantships With Tuition Reimbursements, Teaching Assistantships With Tuition Reimbursements, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, And Institutionally Sponsored Loans Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. David Carlini
Hurts Hall 101, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8007
Phone: 202-885-2194
Fax: 202-885-2182

Contact Info
Kathleen Clowery
Director, Graduate Admissions
Hurts Hall 101, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8007
Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505

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