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Grand Valley State University

Biology Department

Allendale, MI

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Overview

Grand Valley State University / Biology Department is located in Allendale, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
19
Accepted
14
Enrolled
100%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Winter deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, 500-word essay, minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$22,506
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 2.44%
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.44%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.44%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Natural resources conservation biology, aquatic sciences, terrestrial ecology, behavioral biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI  49401-9403
United States
Contact Dr. Janet Vigna
Director
Email: vignaj@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616-331-2592
Fax: 616-331-3446

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