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University of Southern California

Program in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology

Los Angeles, CA

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University of Southern California

Overview

University of Southern California / Program in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Research paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying examination, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
21%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 20%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 3
Male (22)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organisms and their interaction with the environment, evolution and life history, integration of the control and dynamics of physiological processes, biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering, primate behavior and ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Jill L. McNitt-Gray
Professor of Kinesiology, Biological Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering/Director
Email: mcnitt@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-7902

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