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Auburn University

Department of Biological Sciences

Auburn, AL

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Overview

Auburn University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Auburn, AL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Zoology
Master of Science (MS) Botany

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

102
Applied
49
Accepted
44
Enrolled
48%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

126
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.97%
Black or African American 7.94%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.35%
Unknown 0.79%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 2
Male (23)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Population genetics, resource conservation, genomic evolution
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,250,798

Location & Contact

Address 101 Rouse Life Sciences
Auburn, AL  36849
United States
Contact Dr. Scott R. Santos
Chair
Email: santos@auburn.edu
Phone: 334-844-7410
Fax: 334-844-1645

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