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University of Louisiana at Monroe

Department of Biology

Monroe, LA

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University of Louisiana at Monroe

Overview

University of Louisiana at Monroe / Department of Biology is located in Monroe, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

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 General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
28%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
30
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 24th March 1st Yes
Winter deadline December 14th April 1st No
Spring deadline January 19th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 17.86%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.14%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fish systematics and zoogeography, taxonomy and distribution of Louisiana plants, aquatic biology, secondary succession, microbial ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA  71209-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Sushma Krishnamurthy
Head
Email: krishnamurthy@ulm.edu
Phone: 318-342-1813
Fax: 318-342-1790