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Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology College of Life Sciences Brigham Young University

  • Provo, UT
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 42
    total students
  • $6,130 | $6,130
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 20%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Physiology And Developmental Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 15
    • Accepted 3
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 2
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline September 10th September 10th Yes
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 overall
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$6,130
    • Out-of-state tuition *$6,130
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, tuition awards

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSex differentiation of the brain, exercise physiology, developmental biology, membrane biophysics, neuroscience
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$508,299

Location & Contact

Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology

College of Life Sciences
Brigham Young University

574 WIDB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Dixon Woodbury

Chair

Phone: 801-422-7562
Fax: 801-422-0700
Email: dixon_woodbury@byu.edu

Mrs. Connie Provost

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 801-422-3706
Fax: 801-422-0700
Email: connie_provost@byu.edu



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