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Baylor University

Department of Biology

Waco, TX


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Baylor University


Baylor University / Department of Biology is located in Waco, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Limnology
Master of Science (MS) Environmental biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Arts (MA) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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



Application Fee - Domestic
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 2.04%
Black or African American 4.08%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.12%
Unknown 0%


Male (48%)
Female (51%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (3)


Focus of faculty research: Terrestrial ecology, aquatic ecology, genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Waco, TX  76798
United States
Contact Dr. Ryan King
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 254-710-2150
Fax: 254-710-2969