Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
63
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
34%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biotechnology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 50
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • 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 October 4th October 4th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Full-time Percentage78%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino30%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMicrobiology, cell and organismal physiology, ecology and ethology, evolution, genetics, developmental biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,644,162

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Ralph Preszler

Academic Department Head

Phone: 575-646-3611
Fax: 575-646-5665
Email: rpreszle@nmsu.edu

Dr. Angus Dawe

Associate Professor

Phone: 575-646-3611
Fax: 575-646-5665
Email: biologygrads@nmsu.edu


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