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Hunter College of the City University of New York

Department of Biological Sciences

New York, NY

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Overview

Hunter College of the City University of New York / Department of Biological Sciences is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Comprehensive exam or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
16
Accepted
4
Enrolled
50%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of course work in organic chemistry (including laboratory), college physics, and calculus; undergraduate major in biology, botany, physiology, zoology, chemistry or physics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
90%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 40%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analysis of prokaryotic and eukaryotic DNA, protein structure, mammalian DNA replication, oncogene expression, neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10065-5085
United States
Contact Derrick Brazill
Chair
Email: brazill@genectr.hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-772-3144