43
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Biology

Overview

Adelphi University / Department of Biology is located in Garden City, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105
Applied
48
Accepted
14
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in biology or allied sciences, essay, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.63%
Black or African American 11.63%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.33%
Asian 25.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.33%
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (28)
Male (23)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant-animal interactions, physiology (plant, cornea), reproductive behavior, topics in evolution, fish biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One South Avenue
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY  11530-0701
United States
Contact Dr. Alan Schoenfeld
Chair
Email: schoenfeld@adelphi.edu
Phone: 516-877-4211