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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Department of Biology

Kearney, NE

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Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney / Department of Biology is located in Kearney, NE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) Science/math education
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 57

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for thesis option and for online program applicants if undergraduate GPA is below 2.75)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

86
Applied
71
Accepted
49
Enrolled
83%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for thesis option and for online program applicants if undergraduate GPA is below 2.75)
Master's Degree Requirements Letter of interest

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 February 28
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

249
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.83%
Black or African American 4.42%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.61%
Unknown 2.41%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pollution injury, molecular biology-viral gene expression, prairie range condition modeling, evolution of symbiotic nitrogen fixation, geographic information systems (GIS), molecular genetics of aging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2401 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE  68849
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Twig
Graduate Program Chair
Email: twiggp@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8315

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