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University of Oklahoma

Department of Biology

Norman, OK

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University of Oklahoma

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cellular and behavioral neurobiology Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology and evolutionary biology Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology

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? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Course in biostatistics
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Course in biostatistics, 2 semesters as teaching assistant

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
15%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, curriculum vitae

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 13.64%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 1
Male (28)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geographical ecology, biology of behavior, cellular and behavioral neurobiology, evolutionary and molecular genetics; evolution of development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,180,152

Location & Contact

Address 730 Van Vleet Oval
Norman, OK  73019
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Broughton
Professor and Chair
Email: biology@ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-6200
Fax: 405-325-6202