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

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 33
    total students
  • $18,162 | $18,162
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 23%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science/Master of Science (MS/MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • 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? 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

23% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 23
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th February 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
    • In-state tuition *$18,162
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,162
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,728.00
    • 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 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 Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

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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