Department of Biological Sciences College of Science San Jose State University

Department of Biological Sciences College of Science San Jose State University

San Jose, CA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
70%
30%
student ratio
101
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 29
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Master of Biotechnology (MBT)
    • Physiology Master of Science (MS)
    • Organismal Biology, Conservation And Ecology Master of Science (MS)
    • Molecular Biology And Microbiology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 36
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 158
    • Accepted 44
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 43
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $59
    • Application Fee - International $59
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 29th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 30th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 availableFederal Work-Study

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Full-time Percentage52%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian40%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian40%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSystemic physiology, molecular genetics, SEM studies, toxicology, large mammal ecology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Science
San Jose State University

One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
United States

Dr. John Boothby

Chair

Phone: 408-924-4850
Fax: 408-924-4840
Email: jboothby@email.sjsu.edu

Daniel Holley

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 408-924-4844
Email: dholley@email.sjsu.edu


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