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University of Minnesota, Duluth

Department of Biology

Duluth, MN

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University of Minnesota, Duluth

Overview

University of Minnesota, Duluth / Department of Biology is located in Duluth, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Seminar
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Written and oral exam, seminar, written thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
14
Accepted
11
Enrolled
35%

Applying

55
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 July 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 15th 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
Doctoral Degree Requirements 1 year chemistry, biology, physics, calculus; 1 year advanced chemistry; additional requirements depending on emphasis

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.7%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 0
Male (45)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell biology, developmental biology, forest ecology, freshwater ecology, landscape ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,041,481

Location & Contact

Address 1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812-2496
United States
Contact Dr. Matthew Andrews
Phone: 218-726-8000