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American University

Department of Biology

Washington, DC

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Overview

American University / Department of Biology is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
15
Accepted
9
Enrolled
63%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neurobiology, cave biology, population genetics, vertebrate physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Hurts Hall 101
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016-8007
United States
Contact Dr. Katie DeCicco-Skinner
Chair, Department of Art
Email: biology@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-2176

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