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Lamar University

Department of Biology

Beaumont, TX

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Lamar University

Overview

Lamar University / Department of Biology is located in Beaumont, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

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 Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
5
Accepted
100%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 10th July 1st No
Spring deadline January 5th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 18.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 9.09%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microbiology, limnology, vertebrate ecology, invertebrate hemoglobin, ornithology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 10037
Beaumont, TX  77701
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Nicoletto
Chair
Phone: 409-880-8262
Fax: 409-880-7147