Department of Biological Sciences Columbian College of Arts and Sciences The George Washington University

Department of Biological Sciences Columbian College of Arts and Sciences The George Washington University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 83
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • 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 2nd January 2nd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 2
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Full-time Percentage38%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSystematics, evolution, ecology, developmental biology, cell/molecular biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$900,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
The George Washington University

2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

Dr. Diana Lipscomb

Chair

Phone: 202-994-5828
Fax: 202-994-6100
Email: biodl@gwu.edu


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