School of Life Sciences College of Science Rochester Institute of Technology

School of Life Sciences College of Science Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
39
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
49%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesTOEFL, IELTS, or PTE for non-native English speakers, GRE for some programs, recommended minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 79 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5), PTE (minimum score 58)

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 availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown16%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBioinformatics software development, bioscience, biomedical research, environmental research examining the human relationship to nature and developing solutions that prevent or reverse environmental deterioration
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Life Sciences

College of Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

85 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
United States

Dr. Larry Buckley

School Head

Phone: 585-475-7507
Email: ljbsbi@rit.edu

Diane Ellison

Associate Vice President, Graduate Enrollment Services

Phone: 585-475-2229
Fax: 585-475-7164
Email: gradinfo@rit.edu


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