69
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Department of Biological Sciences

Overview

University of Delaware / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Newark, DE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Molecular biology and genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and extracellular matrix biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and systems physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology and evolution
Master of Science (MS) Developmental biology
Master of Science (MS) Cancer biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer biology
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Cell and extracellular matrix biology
Master of Science (MS) Cell and systems physiology
Master of Science (MS) Ecology and evolution
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology and genetics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

104
Applied
21
Accepted
12
Enrolled
20%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 8.7%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time (39)
Part-time (0)
Male (28)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microorganisms, bone, cancer metastasis, developmental biology, cell biology, DNA
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,300,000

Location & Contact

Address 210 South College Avenue
Newark, DE  19716
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel D. Carson
Phone: 302-831-2000