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

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

Shippensburg, PA
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
25
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
68%
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 16
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 32
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • 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; 500 word statement of purpose; 33 credits of course work in biology; minimum 3 courses with labs including both inorganic and organic chemistry or biochemistry, must have completed math through calculus (including a statistics course) and two lab courses in physics.
    • 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
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 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, federal loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian91%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

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. Theo Light

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 717-477-1401
Fax: 717-477-4064
Email: tsligh@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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