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Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences Texas Woman's University

  • Denton, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • 49
    total students
  • $4,182 | $10,716
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 58%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

58% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 17
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 58
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (preferred minimum score 149 [425 old version] verbal, 141 [425 old version] quantitative), 3 letters of reference; letter of interest
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] verbal, 144 [500 old version] quantitative), 3 letters of reference, letter of interest
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,182
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,716
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 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, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Part-time Percentage82%
    • Full-time Percentage18%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown19%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputational biology, protein-protein Interactions, chromatin structure and regulation, regulation of RNA synthesis, virus-host interactions, regulation of axon growth and guidance in neurons, estrogen compounds in plants, regulation of gene expression in male reproductive tissues, female gonadal hormones in the development of anxiety and depression, electron microscopy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$447,324

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
Texas Woman's University

304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX 76201
United States

Dr. Sarah McIntire

Chair

Phone: 940-898-2352
Fax: 940-898-2382
Email: smcintire@twu.edu

Dr. Samuel Wheeler

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 940-898-3188
Fax: 940-898-3081
Email: wheelersr@twu.edu



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