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Hofstra University

Programs in Biology

Hempstead, NY

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Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Biology is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Urban ecology
Master of Arts (MA) Biology
Master of Arts (MA) Urban ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
11
Accepted
4
Enrolled
73%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in biology or equivalent, 2 letters of recommendation, essay

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 6.67%
Asian 13.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular communication through extracellular vesicle release; endocytic trafficking of g protein-coupled receptors in human diseases like vascular inflammation and cancer; genomic basis for whole phenotypic responses to climatic stress in maize; neurobiological, genetic, and hormonal regulation of mate choice and maternal behaviors in female songbirds and amphibians; applied and environmental microbiology; the scholarship of teaching and learning, biology education, metacognition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Peter Daniel
Chairperson
Email: peter.c.daniel@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-6718
Fax: 516-463-5112

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