63
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston / Program in Biology is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
17
Accepted
12
Enrolled
23%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.59%
Unknown 3.17%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time (38)
Part-time (19)
Male (31)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microbial ecology, population and conservation genetics energetics of insect locomotion, science education, evolution and ecology of marine invertebrates
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125-3393
United States
Contact Dr. Greg Beck
Director
Phone: 617-287-6600