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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, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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

15
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
60%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 2nd March 2nd Yes
Spring deadline September 16th September 16th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Contact and identify a faculty mentor. Two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae, and department letter of recommendation access waiver form.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required 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 2
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.79%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 10.53%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
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

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