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Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of Miami

  • Coral Gables, FL
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 51
    total students
  • $25,632 | $25,632
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 36%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Genetics And Evolution Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • 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 Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and oral and written qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 30
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, research papers
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, and research papers, sponsor letter
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$25,632
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,632
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$274.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNeuroscience to ethology; plants, vertebrates and mycorrhizae; phylogenies, life histories and species interactions; molecular biology, gene expression and populations; cells, auditory neurons and vertebrate locomotion
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,300,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Miami

PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL 33124
United States

Prof. Kathryn Tosney

Chair

Phone: 305-284-6436
Fax: 305-284-3039
Email: ktosney@miami.edu

Prof. William Searcy

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 305-284-5116
Fax: 305-284-3039
Email: wsearcy@miami.edu



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