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Department of Biology College of Science and Technology Central Michigan University

  • Mount Pleasant, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 68
    total students
  • $8,730 | $13,788
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 63%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Conservation Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 60
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, bachelor's degree with a major in biological science, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$8,730
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,788
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Graduate Assistantships, out-of-state merit awards

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConservation biology, morphology and taxonomy of aquatic plants, molecular biology and genetics, microbials and invertebrate ecology, vertebrates
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Science and Technology
Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
United States

Dr. Stephen Roberts

Chairperson

Phone: 989-774-3227
Fax: 989-774-3462
Email: rober2sp@cmich.edu

Dr. Scott McNaught

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 989-774-1335
Fax: 989-774-3462
Email: mcnau1as@cmich.edu



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