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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Plant Biology

Carbondale , IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Plant Biology is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
7
Accepted
3
Enrolled
35%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algal toxins, ethnobotany, community and wetland ecology, morphogenesis, systematics and evolution
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
524,140

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Ebbs
Chair
Email: sebbs@plant.siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-3226

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