College of Life Sciences Brigham Young University

College of Life Sciences Brigham Young University

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
242
total students
Tuition Cost $38,000
$38,000
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
55%
acceptance rate
7 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Agricultural Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 55
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and prospectus. defense of research, defense of thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and prospectus, defense of research, defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 130
    • Accepted 72
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 59
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline February 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2 for last 60 hours of course work
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology), minimum GPA of 3.2 for last 60 hours of course work
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$38,000
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students242
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students242
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty154
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiology, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology, environmental science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$8,166,106

Location & Contact

College of Life Sciences

Brigham Young University

5000 LSB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

James Porter

Dean

Phone: 801-422-3963
Fax: 801-422-0050
Email: james_porter@byu.edu

Ms. Sue Pratley

Application Contact

Phone: 801-422-3963
Fax: 801-422-0050
Email: sue_pratley@byu.edu


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