Worcester, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
33
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 26
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student24%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNitrogen assimilation in marine algae, polyporale taxonomies, fungal evolutionary history, drug discovery, taste sensitivities, biodiversity inventories
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,008,570

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

Graduate School
Clark University

950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
United States

Dr. Justin Thackeray

Chair

Phone: 508-793-7563

Paula Kupstas

Department Secretary

Phone: 508-793-7173
Fax: 528-793-7174
Email: pkupstas@clarku.edu

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