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Drexel University

Department of Biology

Philadelphia, PA

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Drexel University

Overview

Drexel University / Department of Biology is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
30
Accepted
7
Enrolled
39%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 9.52%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.14%
Unknown 2.38%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 3
Male (15)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetic engineering, physiological ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,257,427

Location & Contact

Address 3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104-2875
United States
Contact Dr. Phil Handel
Head
Phone: 215-895-2418
Fax: 215-895-2624

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