Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences The University of Alabama

Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
82
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 5
fall application deadline
30%
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 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 5th December 5th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 5th September 5th 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 *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMolecular and cellular biology, developmental genetics, ecology, evolutionary biology, systematics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,901,104

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870344
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Patrica Sobecky

Chair

Phone: 205-348-1807
Fax: 205-348-1786
Email: psobecky@as.ua.edu

Dr. Stevan Marcus

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 205-348-8094
Fax: 205-348-1786
Email: smarcus@as.ua.edu


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