Programs in Biology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hofstra University

Programs in Biology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
23
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
75%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban Ecology Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biology Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 24
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 75
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, Bachelor's degree in biology or equivalent, and 2 letters of recommendation, essay
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, scholarships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown5%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGenomic, hormonal and neurobiological bases for behavior; applied and environmental microbiology; developmental genetics, tissue-specific gene regulation; plant and soil ecology, urbanization, global environmental change; systematics and biology of marine polychaete worms and crustaceans
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Programs in Biology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Maureen Krause

Program Director

Phone: 516-463-6178
Fax: 516-463-5112
Email: biomkk@hofstra.edu

Sunil Samuel

Assistant Vice President of Admissions

Phone: 516-463-4723516
Fax: 516-463-4664
Email: graduateadmission@hofstra.edu


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