Back to Results
Duquesne University

Department of Biological Sciences

Pittsburgh, PA

Want to update the data for this profile? Claim it!
Want to update the data for this profile? Claim it!
Interested?

Interested in Duquesne University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Update my info
Your submission to Department of Biological Sciences has been sent.
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Biological Sciences has been sent.
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Biological Sciences has been sent.

Overview

Duquesne University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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; GRE Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, or cell and molecular biology (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
6
Accepted
6
Enrolled
29%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, or cell and molecular biology (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS or MS in biological sciences or related field, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.94%
Black or African American 2.94%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell and developmental biology, molecular biology and genetics, evolution, ecology, physiology and microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph McCormick
Chair
Email: mccormick@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-4775
Fax: 412-396-5907

Update my info
Your submission to Department of Biological Sciences has been sent.
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Biological Sciences has been sent.
Duquesne University
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Biological Sciences has been sent.
×