San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
16
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
54%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 24
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum preferred score of 300), 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, and 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose discussing career goals and undergraduate experiences
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino69%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian31%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChemo-preventive approach to cancer exploiting presumptive link between genomic, a vertebrate model system for characterizationing 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

Program in Biochemistry

College of Science and Engineering
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Chad Booth

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-8789
Fax: 512-245-2374
Email: cb31@txstate.edu

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365
Email: gradcollege@txstate.edu


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