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New York University

Department of Biology

New York, NY

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New York University


New York University / Department of Biology is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Master of Science (MS) Computers in biological research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Immunology and microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical journalism
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular genetics
Master of Science (MS) General biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational biology
Master of Science (MS) Recombinant DNA technology
Master of Science (MS) Oral biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental genetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 63
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 Alternate accepted
Qualifying paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st 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
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 5.43%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 11.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.81%
Unknown 2.26%


Male (45%)
Female (54%)


Focus of faculty research: Genomics, molecular and cell biology, development and molecular genetics, molecular evolution of plants and animals
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Mr. Stephen Small
Phone: 212-998-8200
Fax: 212-995-4015