20
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Tarleton State University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Stephenville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
145
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline January 7th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (0)
Male (8)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address Box T-0100
Tarleton Station
Stephenville, TX  76402
United States
Contact Dr. Allan Nelson
Department Head
Email: nelson@tarleton.edu
Phone: 254-968-9158