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Saint Joseph's University

Department of Biology

Philadelphia, PA

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Saint Joseph's University

Overview

Saint Joseph's University / Department of Biology is located in Philadelphia, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Minimum GPA of 3.0, completion of degree within 5 years

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
13
Accepted
7
Enrolled
39%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, personal statement, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,100
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular regulation of sleep in vertebrate and invertebrate models; microbial pathogenesis; global change biology; molecular evolution in microbial and plant systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19131-1395
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Snetselaar
Graduate Director
Email: gradcas@sju.edu
Phone: 610-660-3131

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