2
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Illinois at Springfield / Program in Biology is located in Springfield, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Oral presentation of the written thesis or comprehensive examination

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; letter that discusses academic and career goals including how goals fit with departmental specialties; 2 letters of reference
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards November 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

2
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 50%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (0)
Male (6)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address One University Plaza
Springfield, IL  62703-5407
United States
Contact Dr. James Bonacum
Program Administrator
Email: jbona1@uis.edu
Phone: 217-206-6035
Fax: 217-206-7205