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The University of Iowa

Department of Biology

Iowa City, IA

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Overview

The University of Iowa / Department of Biology is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

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

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum 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: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neurobiology, evolutionary biology, genetics, cell and developmental biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Room 143 Biology Building
Iowa City, IA  52242-1324
United States
Contact Bernd Fritzsch
Chair
Phone: 319-335-2969

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