19
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Clark Atlanta University / Department of Biology is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 9

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
16
Accepted
6
Enrolled
62%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
55
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 63.16%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (5)
Male (8)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Regulation of amino-DNA, cellular regulations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA  30314
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Musey
Interim Chairperson
Email: pmusey@cau.edu
Phone: 404-880-6829