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Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

  • Shippensburg, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 34
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 62%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional and oral thesis defense, seminar, minimum QPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 35
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 30th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 30th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 2.75; essay; 400-500 word statement of purpose; 33 credits of course work in biology; minimum 4 courses/labs in chemistry including both inorganic and organic chemistry or biochemistry; calculus I and two lab courses in physics (recommended)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, IELTS recommended, 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 insitution 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 insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, resident hall director and student payroll positions

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Full-time Percentage74%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
United States

Dr. Todd Hurd

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 717-477-1401
Fax: 717-477-4064
Email: tmhurd@ship.edu

Mr. Jeremy Goshorn

Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 717-477-1231
Fax: 717-477-4016
Email: jrgoshorn@ship.edu



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