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Emporia State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Emporia, KS

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Emporia State University

Overview

Emporia State University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Emporia, KS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Botany
Master of Science (MS) General biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbial and cellular biology
Master of Science (MS) Forensic science
Master of Science (MS) Environmental biology
Master of Science (MS) Zoology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comprehensive exam or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
10
Accepted
8
Enrolled
59%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate undergraduate degree, interview, letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 520
TOEFL IBT score: 68

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 8.57%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 1
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fisheries, range, and wildlife management; aquatic, plant, grassland, vertebrate, and invertebrate ecology; mammalian and plant systematics, taxonomy, and evolution; immunology, virology, and molecular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS  66801-5415
United States
Contact Dr. Tim Burnett
Interim Chair
Email: tburnett@emporia.edu
Phone: 620-341-5910
Fax: 620-341-5608