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

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

Houghton, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
9%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 0
    • * 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 Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

9% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 76
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 9
    • 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, official transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, official transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 85 iBT) or IELTS

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, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAquatic ecology, biological control, predator-prey interactions, environmental microbiology, microbial and plant biochemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$550,258

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Sciences and Arts
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Chandrashekhar Joshi

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2738
Fax: 906-487-3167
Email: cpjoshi@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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