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Georgia College & State University

Department of Biology

Milledgeville, GA

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Georgia College & State University

Overview

Georgia College & State University / Department of Biology is located in Milledgeville, GA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score of 800 under the old system and 286 under the new scoring system)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
11
Accepted
7
Enrolled
92%

Applying

40
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 April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score of 800 under the old system and 286 under the new scoring system)
Master's Degree Requirements 30 hours of undergraduate course work in biological science, 2 transcripts, certificate of immunization

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 16%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 12%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular genetics, cell biology, environmental microbiology, microbial ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 231 West Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA  31061
United States
Contact Dr. Indiren Pillay
Chair
Email: indiren.pillayll@gcsu.edu
Phone: 478-445-0809

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