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

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

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physiology And Developmental Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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 Required and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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, IELTS recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students37
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSex differentiation of the brain, exercise physiology, developmental biology, membrane biophysics, neuroscience
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$484,304

Location & Contact

Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology

College of Life Sciences
Brigham Young University

4005 LSB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Dixon Woodbury

Chair

Phone: 801-422-7562
Fax: 801-422-0004
Email: dixon_woodbury@byu.edu

Mrs. Connie Provost

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 801-422-3706
Fax: 801-422-0004
Email: connie_provost@byu.edu


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