Program in Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Program in Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
119
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 3
fall application deadline
22%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 88
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsJanuary 3
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students119
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students119
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty45
    • Full-time Percentage98%
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAquatic ecology, behavioral ecology, botany, cell biology, comparative biology, conservation biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, global change biology, immunology, invertebrate biology, mathematical biology, microbiology, molecular evolution, paleobiology, parasitology, physiological ecology, plant biology, systematics, vertebrate biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$10,788,686

Location & Contact

Program in Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

MSC02 3030
Albuquerque, NM 87131
United States

Dr. Robert Miller

Chair

Phone: 505-277-2496
Fax: 505-277-0304
Email: rdmiller@unm.edu

Cheryl Martin

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 505-277-1712
Fax: 505-277-0304
Email: cherylm@unm.edu


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