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The University of Toledo

Department of Biological Sciences

Toledo, OH

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The University of Toledo

Overview

The University of Toledo / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Toledo, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
30
Accepted
24
Enrolled
38%

Applying

45
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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative point-hour ratio of 2.7 for all previous academic work, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts from all prior institutions attended
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative point-hour ratio of 2.7 for all previous academic work, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts from all prior institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.15%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Male (22)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemical parasitology, physiological ecology, animal physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2801 West Bancroft
Toledo, OH  43606-3390
United States
Contact Dr. Doug Leaman
Chair
Email: douglas.leaman@utoledo.edu
Phone: 419-530-2066