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

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

San Antonio, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
166
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 196
    • Accepted 88
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 49
  • 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 *
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students166
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students166
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Full-time Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino41%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty38
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

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 yearNot Reported

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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