Department of Biology School of Arts and Sciences University of Rochester

Department of Biology School of Arts and Sciences University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
42%
58%
student ratio
52
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 89
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • 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 Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (highly recommended)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (highly recommended)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availabletuition scholarships (for PhD students)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races12%
    • Unknown23%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMolecular, cellular, and developmental biology; genetics, ecology and evolutionary biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

School of Arts and Sciences
University of Rochester

Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14627
United States

Gloria Culver

Chair

Phone: 585-276-3602

Cindy Landry

Graduate Program Administrative Assistant

Phone: 585-275-7991


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