Department of Biological Science College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

Department of Biological Science College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
113
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Structural Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology And Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Science Teaching Master of Science Teaching (MST) [community college science teaching]
      Master of Science Teaching (MST) [secondary science teaching]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • 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

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 191
    • Accepted 34
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st 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, minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students113
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students113
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty45
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCell and molecular biology and genetics, ecology and evolutionary biology, plant science, structural biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Science

College of Arts and Sciences
Florida State University

1063 King Building 319 Stadium Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4295
United States

Dr. Thomas Houpt

Professor and Associate Chair

Phone: 850-644-4906
Fax: 850-644-4907
Email: houpt@neuro.fsu.edu

Dr. Michael Miller

Academic Program Specialist

Phone: 850-644-3023
Fax: 850-644-9829
Email: gradinfo@bio.fsu.edu


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