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

  • Philadelphia, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 19
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 15
    fall application deadline
  • 70%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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 12
    • 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

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 70
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students19
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students19
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Full-time Percentage47%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino16%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLife science, undergraduate science education, confocal microscope for research and training, telomere biology, bridging the gap in racial disparities in colorectal cancer
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$248,885

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
United States

Dr. James Watrous

Director

Phone: 610-660-1829
Email: jwatrous@sju.edu

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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