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Texas Woman's University

Department of Biology

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Biology is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Professional paper or thesis; oral defense of thesis or professional paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1-year residency; dissertation defense and oral exam by the dissertation committee

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
74%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference; letter of interest
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, letter of interest

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 4.44%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electron microscopy, protein degradation, sensory neuroscience, transcription regulation, viral Immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425799
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Juliet Spencer
Chair
Email: biology@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2351
Fax: 940-898-2382

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