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Department of Biology College of Sciences The University of Texas at San Antonio

  • San Antonio, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 178
    total students
  • $4,671 | $8,708
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 53%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Neurobiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Biotechnology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 176
    • Accepted 94
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 43
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,671
    • Out-of-state tuition *$8,708
    • International student tuition$17,415
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,925.00
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students178
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students178
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino34%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty61
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopment of human and veterinary vaccines against a fungal disease, mammalian germ cells and stem cells, dopamine neuron physiology and addiction, plant biochemistry, dendritic computation and synaptic plasticity
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,117,474

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Sciences
The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0617
United States

Dr. Edwin Barea-Rodriguez

Chair

Phone: 210-458-4511
Fax: 210-458-5658
Email: edwin.barea@utsa.edu

Mr. Rene Munguia

Senior Program Coordinator

Phone: 210-458-4642
Fax: 210-458-5658
Email: rene.munguia@utsa.edu



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