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Georgia Southern University

Program in Biology

Statesboro, GA

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Overview

Georgia Southern University / Program in Biology is located in Statesboro, 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 13

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Public exit seminar; terminal exam; non-thesis option (course-based)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
20
Accepted
19
Enrolled
80%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.8, BS in Biology or closely related field, 2 letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.26%
Black or African American 4.26%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.13%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 0
Male (34)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavior, evolution and ecology, molecular biology, physiology, parasitology, vector-borne diseases, natural resources, coastal plain science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
420,563

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8042
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Dr. Checo Colon-Gaud
Program Director
Email: jccolongaud@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-0053
Fax: 912-478-0845

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