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

  • Lubbock, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 56%44%
    student ratio
  • 112
    total students
  • $6,062 | $6,062
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 38%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Zoology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Microbiology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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 Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 78
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $100
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$6,062
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuition$14,486
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,655.00
    • 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 awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students112
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students112
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiodiversity 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$2,649,637

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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