New Britain, CT
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
116
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
72%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biological Sciences Master of Arts (MA) [ecology and environmental sciences]
      Master of Arts (MA) [general biology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 41
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Qualifying exam

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 25
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 72
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7, essay, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7, essay, letters of recommendation
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students116
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students116
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnvironmental science, anesthesia, health sciences, zoology, animal behavior
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

School of Engineering, Science and Technology
Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050-4010
United States

Dr. Douglas Carter

Chair

Phone: 860-832-2645
Email: carterd@ccsu.edu

Ms. Patricia Gardner

Associate Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 860-832-2350
Fax: 860-832-2362

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