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Purdue University

Department of Entomology

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Entomology is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban 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 3
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
10
Accepted
8
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st March 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent; master's degree (highly recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.43%
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 2
Male (20)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Insect biochemistry, nematology, aquatic diptera, behavioral ecology, insect physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Stephen Cameron
Head
Email: cameros@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4554

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