62
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Ball State University / Department of Biology is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 24
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
30
Accepted
23
Enrolled
81%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.84%
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time (24)
Part-time (1)
Male (17)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aquatics and fisheries, tumors, water and air pollution, developmental biology and genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. Kemuel Badger
Chairperson
Email: kbadger@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-8820
Fax: 765-285-8804