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Department of Biological Sciences College of Science The University of Texas at El Paso

  • El Paso, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 76
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 44%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Bioinformatics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • 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? 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

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 38
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino68%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian19%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Science
The University of Texas at El Paso

500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX 79968-0001
United States

Dr. Robert Kirken

Chair

Phone: 915-747-5844
Fax: 915-747-5808
Email: rkirken@utep.edu

Dr. Benjamin Flores

Interim Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 915-747-5491
Fax: 915-747-5788
Email: bflores@utep.edu



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