142
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Calgary / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
23
Accepted
35%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
130
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline March 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available

Student Body

142
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time (44)
Part-time (3)
Male (41)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemistry; cellular, molecular, and microbial biology; botany; ecology; zoology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
Canada
Contact Dr. Robert Barclay
Head
Phone: 403-220-3465