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Colorado State University

Department of Biology

Fort Collins, CO

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Colorado State University

Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Biology is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Botany
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Botany

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Defense
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
36%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, minimum GPA of 3.0; recommendation letters
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, minimum GPA of 3.0; recommendation letters

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16.67%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 8
Male (22)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell and molecular biology, organismal biology, ecology and evolutionary biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,002,394

Location & Contact

Address 1878 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1878
United States
Contact Dr. Michael F. Antolin
Department Chair and Professor
Email: michael.antolin@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-7011
Fax: 970-491-0649