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Kansas State University

Division of Biology

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Division of Biology is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

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 General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
17
Accepted
15
Enrolled
28%

Applying

50
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 December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 1.47%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

99
Total faculty
Full-time - 73
Part-time - 26
Male (75)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology, genetics, developmental biology, microbiology, cell biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,990,967

Location & Contact

Address 116 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Brian Spooner
Director/Professor, Division of Biology
Email: biology@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6615
Fax: 785-532-6653