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University of Colorado Denver

Department of Integrative Biology

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Colorado Denver / Department of Integrative Biology is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Integrative and systems biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score in 50th percentile in each section)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
30-32 credit hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
13
Accepted
13
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score in 50th percentile in each section)
Master's Degree Requirements BA/BS from accredited institution awarded within the last 10 years; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; prerequisite courses: 1 year each of general biology and general chemistry; 1 semester each of general genetics, general ecology, and cell biology; and a structure/function course
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 537
TOEFL IBT score: 75
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.38%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 2.38%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 2
Male (14)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular developmental biology; quantitative ecology, biogeography, and population dynamics; environmental signaling and endocrine disruption; speciation, the evolution of reproductive isolation, and hybrid zones; evolutionary, behavioral, and conservation ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Campus Box 171
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO  80217
United States
Contact Dr. John Swallow
Chair
Email: john.swallow@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-556-6154