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Purdue University Fort Wayne

Department of Biology

Fort Wayne, IN

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Overview

Purdue University Fort Wayne / Department of Biology is located in Fort Wayne, IN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
19
Accepted
13
Enrolled
100%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, major or minor in biology, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.33%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.33%
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: Photosynthates, unicellular green algae, Chinook salmon
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
278,441

Location & Contact

Address 2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN  46805-1499
United States
Contact Dr. Frank Paladino
Chair/Professor
Email: paladino@ipfw.edu
Phone: 260-481-6304
Fax: 260-481-6087

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