Department of Biology School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics The University of Texas at Dallas

Department of Biology School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
122
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Molecular And Cell Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biotechnology Master of Science (MS)
    • Bioinformatics And Computational Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 41
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? 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 398
    • Accepted 109
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 42
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score of 1000 on verbal and quantitative)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score of 1000 on verbal and quantitative)
    • 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 30
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students122
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students122
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian19%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRole of mitochondria in neurodegenerative diseases, protein-DNA interactions in site-specific recombination, eukaryotic gene expression, bio-nanotechnology, sickle cell research
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
The University of Texas at Dallas

800 West Campbell Road Mailstop FO31
Richardson, TX 75080
United States

Dr. Stephen Spiro

Department Head

Phone: 972-883-6032
Fax: 972-883-2409
Email: stephen.spiro@utdallas.edu

Dr. Lawrence Reitzer

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 972-883-2502
Fax: 972-883-2409
Email: reitzer@utdallas.edu


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