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Eastern Kentucky University

Department of Biological Sciences

Richmond, KY

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Eastern Kentucky University

Overview

Eastern Kentucky University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Richmond, KY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biological sciences
Master of Science (MS) Ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
31
Accepted
72%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15.22%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Systematics, ecology, and biodiversity; animal behavior; protein structure and molecular genetics; biomonitoring and aquatic toxicology; pathogenesis of microbes and parasites
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
45,000

Location & Contact

Address 521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY  40475-3102
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Frederick
Phone: 859-622-1000

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