Department of Biological Sciences College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences Northern Arizona University

Department of Biological Sciences College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ
location
Public
type
Small
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
107
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
47%
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 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 67
    • Accepted 32
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty51
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGenetic levels of trophic levels, plant hybrid zones, insect biodiversity, natural history and cognition of wild jays
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,203,140

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
Northern Arizona University

Box 5640
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
United States

Dr. Maribeth Watwood

Chair

Phone: 928-523-9322
Fax: 928-523-7500
Email: maribeth.watwood@nau.edu

Ms. Singne Slayton

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 928-523-0896
Fax: 928-523-7500
Email: singne.slayton@nau.edu


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