Department of Biology College of Life Sciences Brigham Young University

Department of Biology College of Life Sciences Brigham Young University

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
42
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biological Science Education Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 14
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate degree
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSystematics, bioinformatics, ecology, evolution
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,229,243

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Life Sciences
Brigham Young University

4102 LSB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Dennis Shiozawa

Chair

Phone: 801-422-4972
Fax: 801-422-0004
Email: dennis_shiozawa@byu.edu

Ms. Gentri Glaittli

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 801-422-7137
Fax: 801-422-0004
Email: biogradsec@byu.edu


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