Program in Biological Sciences College of Science Florida Institute of Technology

Program in Biological Sciences College of Science Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL
location
Private
type
Small
setting
49%
51%
student ratio
82
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Marine Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Ecology Master of Science (MS)
    • Biotechnology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 201
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, and minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of objectives
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and minimum GPA of 3.2, statement of objectives
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships, tuition remissions

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInitiation of protein synthesis in eukaryotic cells, fixation of radioactive carbon, changes in DNA molecule, endangered or threatened avian and mammalian species, hydroacoustics and feeding preference of the West Indian manatee
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Biological Sciences

College of Science
Florida Institute of Technology

150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
United States

Dr. Richard Aronson

Department Head

Phone: 321-674-8034
Fax: 321-674-7238
Email: raronson@fit.edu

Ms. Cheryl Brown

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 321-674-7581
Fax: 321-723-9468
Email: cbrown@fit.edu


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