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Arkansas State University

Department of Biological Sciences

State University, AR

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Overview

Arkansas State University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in State University, AR, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MSE) Biology education
Master of Arts (MA) Biological sciences
Specialist in Community College Teaching (SCCT) Biology education
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
14
Accepted
13
Enrolled
33%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 14th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate bachelor's degree, letters of reference, interview, official transcripts, immunization records, statement of educational objectives and career goals, teaching certificate (for MSE)
Additional Entrance Requirements Interview, master's degree, letters of reference, official transcript, personal statement, immunization records

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.7%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 599
State University, AR  72467
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas Risch
Chair
Email: trisch@astate.edu
Phone: 870-972-3082
Fax: 870-972-2638

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