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Department of Biology College of Science Texas A&M University

  • College Station, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 101
    total students
  • $4,078 | $10,450
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 25%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Zoology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Botany Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 120
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,078
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,450
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,328.00
    • 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 awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Science
Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843
United States

Dr. Tom McKnight

Department Head

Phone: 979-845-3896
Fax: 979-845-2891
Email: mcknight@bio.tamu.edu

Dr. Arne Lekven

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 979-458-3461
Fax: 979-845-2891
Email: alekven@bio.tamu.edu



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