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The College of William and Mary

Department of Biology

Williamsburg, VA

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The College of William and Mary

Overview

The College of William and Mary / Department of Biology is located in Williamsburg, VA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE Subject Test (recommended for students who have not earned bachelor's degree in biology), GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
10
Accepted
10
Enrolled
24%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Subject Test (recommended for students who have not earned bachelor's degree in biology), GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 1
Male (16)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular and molecular biology, genetics, ecology, organismal biology, physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,235,518

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA  23187-8795
United States
Contact Dr. Eric L. Bradley
Chair
Email: elbrad@wm.edu
Phone: 757-221-2220