Department of Biological Sciences Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Duquesne University

Department of Biological Sciences Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
33
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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; GRE Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, or cell and molecular biology (recommended), BS in biological sciences or related field, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, or cell and molecular biology (recommended), BS or MS in biological sciences or related field, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, official transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCell and developmental biology, molecular biology and genetics, evolution, ecology, physiology and microbiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$856,750

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Duquesne University

600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001
United States

Dr. Joseph McCormick

Chair

Phone: 412-396-5657
Fax: 412-396-5907
Email: mccormick@duq.edu

Ms. Heather Costello

Graduate Academic Advisor

Phone: 412-396-6339
Fax: 412-396-4881
Email: costelloh@duq.edu


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