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Western Carolina University

Department of Biology

Cullowhee, NC

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Western Carolina University

Overview

Western Carolina University / Department of Biology is located in Cullowhee, NC, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate undergraduate degree, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of research interest, including the names of two faculty whose research is of interest

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$20,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pathogen interactions, gene expression, plant community ecology, restoration ecology, ornithology, herpetology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cullowhee, NC  28723
United States
Contact Dr. Seán O'Connell
Department Head
Email: soconnell@email.wcu.edu
Phone: 828-227-2203

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