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Colorado State University

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Fort Collins, CO

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Reproductive technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 74
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

230
Applied
124
Accepted
87
Enrolled
54%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; bachelor's degree; resume/curriculum vitae; statement of purpose; recommendations
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; bachelor's degree; resume/curriculum vitae; statement of purpose; recommendations

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

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

131
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.92%
Black or African American 1.53%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 3.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.82%
Unknown 5.34%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 3
Male (26)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ion channels in arterial smooth muscle and their impact on arterial function; characterizing the communication between the developing fetus and the utero-placental unit; viral diseases that affect domestic and wild animals and spillover into human populations; the proopiomelanocortin neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus; neurotransmitter release in Central Nervous System Disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,979,714

Location & Contact

Address 1680 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1680
United States
Contact Dr. Colin Clay
Department Head
Email: colin.clay@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-3259