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Marquette University

Department of Biology

Milwaukee, WI

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Marquette University

Overview

Marquette University / Department of Biology is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Muscle and exercise physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience
Master of Science (MS) Molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Epithelial physiology
Master of Science (MS) Ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Developmental biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epithelial physiology
Master of Science (MS) Muscle and exercise physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental biology
Master of Science (MS) Cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology
Master of Science (MS) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

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, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1 year of teaching experience or equivalent
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
1 year of teaching experience or equivalent, qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
26
Accepted
5
Enrolled
33%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, statement of professional goals and aspirations, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, statement of professional goals and aspirations, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 530

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
Unknown 14%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 1
Male (13)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neurobiology, neuroendocrinology, epithelial physiology, neuropeptide interactions, synaptic transmission
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,158,633

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI  53201-1881
United States
Contact Dr. Ed Blumenthal
Chair
Phone: 414-288-1748

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