57
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Biology is located in Charlottesville, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

86
Applied
18
Accepted
9
Enrolled
21%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 21st December 21st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.75%
Black or African American 1.75%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.75%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time (37)
Part-time (2)
Male (29)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology and evolution, neurobiology and behavior, molecular genetics, cell development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact George Bloom
Chair
Email: gsb4g@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-243-3543 ext. 434
Fax: 434-982-5626