Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Texas Tech University

Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
88
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Zoology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Microbiology Master of Science (MS)
    • Environmental Sustainability And Natural Resources Management Professional Science Master's (PSM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 17
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 84
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiodiversity, genomics and evolution, climate change in arid ecosystems, plant biology and biotechnology, animal communication and behavior, zoonotic and emerging diseases
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,325,585

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
Texas Tech University

PO Box 43131
Lubbock, TX 79409-3131
United States

Dr. Llewellyn Densmore

Chair

Phone: 806-742-2715
Fax: 806-742-2963
Email: lou.densmore@ttu.edu

Dr. Randall Jeter

Graduate Adviser

Phone: 806-742-2710 ext. 270
Fax: 806-742-2963
Email: randall.jeter@ttu.edu


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