Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
143
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
47%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Molecular Biochemistry And Biophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Molecular Biology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Molecular Biology ]
    • Applied Life Sciences Master of Science (MS)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology Master of Science (MS) [Cell Biology ]
    • Biochemistry Master of Science (MS) [Biochemistry ]
    • Microbiology Master of Science (MS) [Microbiology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 61
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 301
    • Accepted 144
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 48
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum score 300 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum score 310 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing); GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students143
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students143
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian7%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races12%
    • Unknown or International Student75%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMacromolecular crystallography, insect immunity and basic cell biology, improvement of bacterial strains for enhanced biodesulfurization of petroleum, programmed cell death in cancer cells
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Science
Illinois Institute of Technology

Life Sciences Building 3101 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60616
United States

Dr. Thomas Irving

Executive Associate Chair, Biology Division

Phone: 312-567-3489
Fax: 312-567-3494
Email: irving@iit.edu

Mr. Rishab Malhotra

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 866-472-3448
Fax: 312-567-3138
Email: inquiry.grad@iit.edu


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