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Boise State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Boise, ID

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Boise State University

Overview

Boise State University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Boise, ID, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomolecular sciences
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Arts (MA) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Raptor biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
27%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 January 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.92%
Black or African American 1.64%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.64%
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.64%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Male (16)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soil and stream microbial ecology, avian ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1910 University Drive
Mail Stop 1515
Boise, ID  83725
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin Feris
Chair
Email: kevinferis@boisestate.edu
Phone: 208-426-4267