Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Kent State University

Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Kent State University

Kent, OH
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
72
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
26%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [ecology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [physiology]
      Master of Science (MS) [ecology]
      Master of Science (MS) [physiology]
    • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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 Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 142
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 24
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 29th November 29th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3.00 GPA, transcript, resume, and statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3.00 GPA, transcript, resume, and statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score: paper-based 525, iBT 71), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 75), IELTS (minimum score of 6.0), PTE Academic (minimum score of 48), or completion of ELS level 112 Intensive Program

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Dr. James Blank

Interim Dean

Phone: 330-672-2650
Email: jblank@kent.edu

Phone: 330-672-3613
Email: bscigrad@kent.edu


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