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Saint Louis University

Department of Biology

St. Louis, MO

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Saint Louis University

Overview

Saint Louis University / Department of Biology is located in St. Louis, MO.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
33
Accepted
17
Enrolled
45%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resum&,e, statement, transcripts

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 February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.02%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Systematics, speciation, evolution, community ecology, conservation biology, molecular signaling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63103
United States
Contact Dr. Richard L. Mayden
Phone: 314-977-2222