Field of Plant Biology Graduate School Cornell University

Field of Plant Biology Graduate School Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
location
Private
type
Small
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
33
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
22%
acceptance rate
18 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Ecology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Cell Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Physiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Cytology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Paleobotany Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Morphology, Anatomy And Biomechanics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Systematic Botany Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in biology (recommended), 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 610 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino18%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPlant cell biology/cytology; plant molecular biology; plant morphology/anatomy/biomechanics; plant physiology, systematic botany, paleobotany; plant ecology, ethnobotany, plant biochemistry, photosynthesis
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Field of Plant Biology

Graduate School
Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-0001
United States

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 607-255-2131

Graduate Field Assistant

Phone: 607-255-2131
Email: plbio@cornell.edu


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