Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences Saint Joseph's University

Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
15
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 23
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th July 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, and personal statement, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Part-time Percentage73%
    • Full-time Percentage27%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLife science; undergraduate science education, telomere biology; bridging the gap in racial disparities in colorectal cancer; understanding the origins of genetic disorders through experiential learning; science education; outreach into K-12 schools; genetic, ecological, and evolutionary aspects of animal behavior
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$60,859

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
United States

Dr. Karen Snetselaar

Director

Elisabeth Woodward

Director of Marketing and Admissions, Graduate Arts and Sciences

Phone: 610-660-3131
Fax: 610-660-3230
Email: gradstudies@sju.edu


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