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University of Denver

Department of Biological Sciences

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Denver / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology, ecology and evolution
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Biomedical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Biology, ecology and evolution
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Cell and molecular biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

128
Applied
43
Accepted
25
Enrolled
34%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in biology or related field, transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in biology or related field, transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown 2.22%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 2
Male (14)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology, cell biology, neurobiology, ecology, molecular evolution
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2190 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Joe Angleson
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: jangleso@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-3463

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