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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Biology

Bloomington, IN

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Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Biology is located in Bloomington, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolution, ecology, and behavior
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Biology teaching
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Plant sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Master of Arts (MA) Biotechnology
Master of Arts (MA) Evolution, ecology, and behavior
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular, cellular, and developmental biology
Master of Arts (MA) Zoology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Zoology
Master of Arts (MA) Microbiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 26

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

272
Applied
66
Accepted
33
Enrolled
24%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

168
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.6%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

79
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 21
Male (58)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Evolution, ecology and behavior; microbiology; molecular biology and genetics; plant biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Myers Hall 150
915 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN  47405
United States
Contact Dr. Clay Fuqua
Chair
Email: cfuqua@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-856-6005
Fax: 812-855-6082