16
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Biochemistry is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum preferred score of 300)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
13
Accepted
3
Enrolled
54%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum preferred score of 300)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry or closely-related field from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose discussing career goals and undergraduate experiences
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 68.75%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 31%
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 (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (0)
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chemo-preventive approach to cancer exploiting presumptive link between genomic, a vertebrate model system for characterization of RNA binding proteins, hypoxis-derived treatment for advanced lung cancer, rearrangements of dialkynyazoles, quantitative description of phosphorylation effects on disordered protein structure, mode of action-amaryllidaceae alkaloid lycorine-promising anticancer agent, structure-function of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
495,797

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Chad Booth
Graduate Advisor
Email: cb31@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8789
Fax: 512-245-2374