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University of New Mexico

Program in Biology

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Biology is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
25
Accepted
25
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 3
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.58%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.15%
Asian 2.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.15%
Unknown 2.15%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aquatic ecology, behavioral ecology, botany, cell biology, comparative biology, conservation biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, global change biology, immunology, invertebrate biology, mathematical biology, microbiology, molecular evolution, paleo biology, parasitology, physiological ecology, plant biology, systematics, vertebrate biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,788,686

Location & Contact

Address MSC02 3030
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Robert D. Miller
Chair
Email: rdmiller@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-2496
Fax: 505-277-0304

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