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Georgia Institute of Technology

School of Biological Sciences

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia Institute of Technology / School of Biological Sciences is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied physiology
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Prosthetics and orthotics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 19

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

287
Applied
118
Accepted
59
Enrolled
41%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

221
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American 3.17%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 9.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.81%
Unknown 0.9%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 1
Male (38)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational biology and bioinformatics ; ecology, evolution, and behavior; integrative physiology; molecular and cell biology;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,363,557

Location & Contact

Address 310 Ferst Dr NW
Atlanta, GA  30332
United States
Contact Todd Streelman
School Chair
Email: todd.streelman@biology.gatech.edu
Phone: 404-894-3700
Fax: 404-894-0519

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