120
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Central Connecticut State University / Department of Biology is located in New Britain, CT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Biological sciences Ecology and environmental sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Biological sciences General biology
Doctor of Nursing Practice - Anesthesia (DNP-A) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 53

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Other Advanced Degrees Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
49
Accepted
41
Enrolled
91%

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 August 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7, essay, letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7, essay, letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

120
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 9.17%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.83%
Unknown 1.67%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (2)
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental science, anesthesia, health sciences, zoology, animal behavior
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT  06050-4010
United States
Contact Dr. Douglas Carter
Chair
Email: carterd@ccsu.edu
Phone: 860-832-2645