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Claremont Graduate University

Botany Program

Claremont, CA

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Overview

Botany Program / Botany Program is located in Claremont, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 All applicants must submit scores from the general section of the GRE unless otherwise stated. Scores must be less than five years old. Botany applicant test score requirements: Combined score (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning) of at least 312; and Analytical writing score of at least 4.50.
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam All applicants must submit scores from the general section of the GRE unless otherwise stated. Scores must be less than five years old. Botany applicant test score requirements: Combined score (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning) of at least 312; and Analytical writing score of at least 4.50.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam All applicants must submit scores from the general section of the GRE unless otherwise stated. Scores must be less than five years old. Botany applicant test score requirements: Combined score (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning) of at least 312; and Analytical writing score of at least 4.50.
Master's Degree Requirements You must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale (or equivalent). You should have a demonstrated ability to perform independent research.
Doctoral Degree Exam All applicants must submit scores from the general section of the GRE unless otherwise stated. Scores must be less than five years old. Botany applicant test score requirements: Combined score (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning) of at least 312; and Analytical writing score of at least 4.50.
Doctoral Degree Requirements You must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale (or equivalent). You should have a demonstrated ability to perform independent research.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 95
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships
Tuition waivers for student who do not receive fellowships or assistantships
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 11.11%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular systematics, phylogenetics, floristics, comparative morphology, plant conservation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1500 North College Ave
Claremont, CA  91711
United States
Contact Dr. Lucinda A. McDade
Executive Director & Judith B. Friend Director of Research of the California Botanic Garden and Chair of the Botany Department
Email: lmcdade@calbg.org
Phone: 909-6258767 ext. 220
Fax: 909-6267670

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