Program in Biology School of Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Program in Biology School of Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
30
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
24%
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 5
    • 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? 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

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 74
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 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 awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian96%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiochemistry; bioinformatics; biophysics; cancer biology; computational biology; ecology and environmental sciences; microbiology; molecular, cell, and developmental biology; neuroscience; stem cells; structural biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$947,156

Location & Contact

Program in Biology

School of Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590
United States

Dr. Lee Ligon

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 518-276-3458
Email: ligonl@rpi.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 518-276-6216
Email: gradadmissions@rpi.edu


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