Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Lehigh University

Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
59
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Biochemistry ]
    • Integrative Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Cell Biology ]
    • Molecular Biology Master of Science (MS) [Molecular Biology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 33
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th July 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Full-time Percentage64%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races14%
    • Unknown or International Student20%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGene expression, cytoskeleton and cell structure, cell cycle and growth regulation, neuroscience, animal behavior, microbiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,779,354

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
Lehigh University

Iacocca Hall 111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
United States

Dr. Linda Lowe-Krentz

Chairperson

Phone: 610-758-5084
Fax: 610-758-4004
Email: lij0@lehigh.edu

Dr. Amber Rice

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 610-758-5509
Fax: 610-758-4004
Email: amr511@lehigh.edu


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