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San Diego State University

Department of Biology

San Diego, CA

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San Diego State University

Overview

San Diego State University / Department of Biology is located in San Diego, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology Systematics/evolution
Master of Science (MS) Biology Physiology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Ecology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Ecology
Master of Arts (MA) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 10

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

254
Applied
53
Accepted
28
Enrolled
21%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume or curriculum vitae, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

117
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.55%
Black or African American 1.71%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.68%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,858,429

Location & Contact

Address 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
United States
Contact Terrence Frey
Phone: 619-594-5200

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