Department of Biology and Biochemistry College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Houston

Department of Biology and Biochemistry College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Houston

Houston, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
93
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Biology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • 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

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 144
    • Accepted 29
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,889.00
    • 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students93
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students93
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty32
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCell and molecular biology, ecology and evolution, biochemical and biophysical sciences, chemical biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology and Biochemistry

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
United States

Dr. Dan Wells

Chairperson

Phone: 713-743-2697
Fax: 713-743-2632
Email: dwells@uh.edu

Ms. Amanda Paul

Graduate Academic Advisor

Phone: 713-743-2633
Fax: 713-743-2636
Email: akpaul@central.uh.edu


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