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University of Louisville

Department of Biology

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Biology is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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, MCAT, or DAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
16
Accepted
13
Enrolled
50%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
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
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT, or DAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.89%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.89%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 6
Male (19)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular, microbiology, ecology, animal behavior, evolution
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
744,439

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ronald Fell
Chair
Email: rdfell@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6771
Fax: 502-852-0725

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