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Temple University

Department of Biology

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of Biology is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

103
Applied
55
Accepted
36
Enrolled
53%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

108
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.48%
Black or African American 0.93%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown 4.63%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 2
Male (30)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Membrane proteins, genetics, molecular biology, neuroscience, aquatic biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1900 North 12th Street
Bio-Life Building
Philadelphia, PA  19122
United States
Contact Dr. Allen Nicholson
Chair
Email: biology@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-9048
Fax: 215-204-6646

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