53
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
31%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BS or BA from accredited university; minimum overall GPA of 3.0; personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS or BA from accredited university; minimum overall GPA of 3.0

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.77%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time (25)
Part-time (0)
Male (17)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,885,005

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Pinku Mukherjee
Chair
Email: pmukherj@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-5465