Omaha, NE
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
27
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Business For Bioscientists Certificate
    • Biology Master of Science (MS) [Science Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 12
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, 24 undergraduate biology hours, and 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Full-time Percentage48%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Nebraska at Omaha

6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182
United States

Dr. LaReesa Wolfenbarger

Chairperson

Phone: 402-554-2341
Email: graduate@unomaha.edu

Dr. John McCarty

Graduate Program Chair

Phone: 402-554-2341
Email: graduate@unomaha.edu

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