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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis


Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis / Department of Biology is located in Indianapolis, IN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 5.19%
Black or African American 2.6%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.9%
Unknown 1.3%


Male (44%)
Female (55%)


Focus of faculty research: Cell and model membranes, cell and molecular biology, immunology, oncology, developmental biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 420 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN  46202
United States
Contact Theodore R. Cummins
Phone: 317-278-9342