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Temple University

Department of Biology

Philadelphia, PA

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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 29
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 (optional for P.S.M. in Biotechnology)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
61
Accepted
34
Enrolled
62%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (optional for P.S.M. in Biotechnology)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in a related discipline, statement of goals, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of goals, baccalaureate degree in a related discipline, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

108
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 2.78%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 15.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 1
Male (30)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Protein-protein interactions; treatment of HIV infection; ecology of specialized deep-sea habitats; plant evolutionary ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1900 North 12th Street
Bio-Life Building
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Robert W Sanders
Chairperson/Professor
Email: robert.sanders@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-2056

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