122
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Notre Dame / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Notre Dame, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Vector biology and parasitology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology
Master of Science (MS) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics
Master of Science (MS) Aquatic ecology, evolution and environmental biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Vector biology and parasitology
Master of Science (MS) Physiology
Master of Science (MS) Cellular and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Aquatic ecology, evolution and environmental biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cellular and molecular biology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
33
Accepted
12
Enrolled
28%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Traineership

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American 2.46%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.2%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time (34)
Part-time (3)
Male (29)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tropical disease, molecular genetics, neurobiology, evolutionary biology, aquatic biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Notre Dame, IN  46556
United States
Contact Dr. Sunny Boyd
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: biology.biosadm.1@nd.edu
Phone: 574-631-4567