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Georgia Southern University

Program in Biology

Statesboro, GA

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Georgia Southern University

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 11

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 General Test, GRE Subject Test (preferred)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Terminal exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
15
Accepted
13
Enrolled
50%

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 October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.8, BS in biology, 2 letters of reference

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$2,000
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

76
Total faculty
Full-time - 76
Part-time - 0
Male (50)
Female (26)

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 Coordinator
Email: jccolongaud@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-0053
Fax: 912-478-0845

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