Back to Results
Purdue University

Department of Biological Sciences

West Lafayette , IN

Want to update the data for this profile? Claim it!
Want to update the data for this profile? Claim it!
Interested?

Interested in Department of Biological Sciences? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
Purdue University

Overview

Purdue University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Neurobiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology
Master of Science (MS) Genetics
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and developmental biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 18

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 (minimum analytical writing score of 3.5)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum analytical writing score of 3.5)
Thesis Required
Seminars, teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

162
Applied
46
Accepted
25
Enrolled
28%

Applying

60
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 7th December 7th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum analytical writing score of 3.5)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum analytical writing score of 3.5)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.08%
Black or African American 2.54%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.85%
Unknown 1.69%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male (33)
Female (12)

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Janice P. Evans
Head
Email: janiceevans@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4407

×