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Department of Biological Sciences College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

  • Houghton, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 36
    total students
  • $12,636 | $12,636
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 19%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 86
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 6
  • 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 January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 79 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,636
    • Out-of-state tuition *$12,636
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$226.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty33
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAquatic ecology, biological control, predator-prey interactions, environmental microbiology, microbial and plant biochemistry, genomics and bioinformatics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,042,348

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Sciences and Arts
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Michael Gibson

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2025
Fax: 906-487-3167
Email: kmgibson@mtu.edu

Dr. Nancy Auer

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 906-487-2027
Fax: 906-487-3167
Email: naauer@mtu.edu



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