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Ball State University

Department of Biology

Muncie, IN

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Overview

Ball State University / Department of Biology is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Physiology
Master of Arts (MA) Physiology
Master of Arts (MA) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
30
Accepted
23
Enrolled
81%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.84%
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (17)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aquatics and fisheries, tumors, water and air pollution, developmental biology and genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. Kemuel Badger
Chairperson
Email: kbadger@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-8820
Fax: 765-285-8804

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