27
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nebraska at Omaha / Department of Biology is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
(Certificate) Business for bioscientists

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
42%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, 24 undergraduate biology hours, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (0)
Male (8)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address 6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
United States
Contact Dr. LaReesa Wolfenbarger
Chairperson
Email: graduate@unomaha.edu
Phone: 402-554-2341