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Clark University

Department of Biology

Worcester, MA

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Overview

Clark University / Department of Biology is located in Worcester, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
11
Accepted
10
Enrolled
32%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$45,380
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 3
Male (10)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nitrogen assimilation in marine algae, polyporale taxonomies, fungal evolutionary history, drug discovery, taste sensitivities, biodiversity inventories
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 950 Main Street
Worcester, MA  01610-1477
United States
Contact Dr. Justin Thackeray
Chair
Email: jthackeray@clarku.edu
Phone: 508-793-7563

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