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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Department of Biological Sciences

Milwaukee, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cellular and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Cellular and molecular biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
1 foreign language or data analysis proficiency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
19
Accepted
17
Enrolled
32%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
96
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.33%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.67%
Unknown 2.67%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI  53201-0413
United States
Contact R. David Heathcote
Department Chair
Email: rdh@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-6471

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