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University of Oklahoma

Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Norman, OK

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Overview

University of Oklahoma / Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology is located in Norman, OK, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Plant biology Plant biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology Ecology and evolutionary biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology Plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
29%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 recommendation letters, letter of intent, bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 recommendation letters, letter of intent, bachelor's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.13%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.13%
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.13%
Unknown 5.13%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 1
Male (16)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology and physiology; ecology and environmental biology; genetics and genomics; biological stress responses; global change biology and ecosystem modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,481,847

Location & Contact

Address 770 Van Vleet Oval
Room 135
Norman, OK  73019
United States
Contact Dr. Anne K. Dunn
Department Chair/Associate Professor of Microbiology
Email: akdunn@ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-4321