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University of Utah

School of Biological Sciences

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / School of Biological Sciences is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

111
Applied
24
Accepted
19
Enrolled
22%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

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 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.53%
Black or African American 1.27%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

98
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 55
Male (65)
Female (33)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology, evolutionary biology, cell and developmental biology, physiology and organismal biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, plant biology, neurobiology, genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,747,156

Location & Contact

Address 247 South 1400 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. M. Denise Dearing
Director
Email: denise.dearing@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-1298

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