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University at Albany, State University of New York

Department of Biological Sciences

Albany, NY

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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Forensic biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 7

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

88
Applied
27
Accepted
18
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 February 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

64
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.56%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.56%
Unknown 3.13%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interferon, neural development, RNA self-splicing, behavioral ecology, DNA repair enzymes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Glyne Griffith
Chair
Email: ggriffith@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-4300
Fax: 518-442-4354

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