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California State University, Chico

Department of Biological Sciences

Chico, CA

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California State University, Chico

Overview

California State University, Chico / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Chico, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Independent research project resulting in a thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
32%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.65%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 11.76%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 10
Male (17)
Female (6)

Location & Contact

Address 400 West First Street
Chico, CA  95929-0722
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan Day
Chair
Email: biol@csuchico.edu
Phone: 530-898-5356
Fax: 530-898-5060