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East Carolina University

Department of Biology

Greenville, NC

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Overview

East Carolina University / Department of Biology is located in Greenville, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Molecular biology and biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

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, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
28
Accepted
17
Enrolled
54%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown 3.64%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, microbiology, cell biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Jeff McKinnon
Chair
Email: mckinnonj@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-6718

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