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College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

Overview

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York / Program in Biology is located in Staten Island, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology Biotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Biology General biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended)
30 credits (for general biology and biotechnology tracks)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
22
Accepted
16
Enrolled
50%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 25th November 25th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements BS in biology from accredited college; minimum overall GPA of 2.75, 3.0 in undergraduate science and mathematics courses; two letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Male (5)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gene regulatory network, transcriptional regulation and epigenetics; developmental biology and evolution; biogeography, conservation, species responses and abundance; ecological process and computational biology; cancer biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY  10314-6600
United States
Contact Dr. Jianying Gu
Biotechnology Coordinator
Email: jianying.gu@csi.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-982-4123

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