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University of Utah

School of Biological Sciences

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / School of Biological Sciences is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Doctor of philosophy
Master of Science (MS) Masters of science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
30 credit hours of coursework
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

138
Applied
22
Accepted
12
Enrolled
16%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

99
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.08%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.01%
Unknown 4.04%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (30)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, Ecosystem Ecology, Conservation Biology, Plant Biology, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Microbial Biology, Neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,032,061

Location & Contact

Address 247 South 1400 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. M. Denise Dearing
Director
Email: denise.dearing@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-0622
Fax: 801-581-4668

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