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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

School of Biological Sciences

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln / School of Biological Sciences is located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 6

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 1.2%
Black or African American 3.61%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.82%


Male (46%)
Female (53%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (24)
Female (13)


Focus of faculty research: Behavior, botany, and zoology; ecology and evolutionary biology; genetics; cellular and molecular biology; microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. T. Jack Morris
Phone: 402-472-2720
Fax: 402-472-2083

University of Nebraska-Lincoln