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Case Western Reserve University

Department of Biology

Cleveland, OH

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Overview

Case Western Reserve University / Department of Biology is located in Cleveland, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
46
Accepted
16
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of objectives; three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of objectives; three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.06%
Black or African American 3.8%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.27%
Unknown 5.06%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 4
Male (12)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics; genetic engineering; biotechnology; ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Contact Mark Willis
Professor and Chair, Department of Biology
Email: mark.willis@case.edu
Phone: 216-368-4358
Fax: 216-368-4762