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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Department of Biology

La Crosse, WI

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Overview

University of Wisconsin–La Crosse / Department of Biology is located in La Crosse, WI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Clinical microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Cellular and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Physiology
Master of Science (MS) Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science (MS) Aquatic sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
19
Accepted
18
Enrolled
28%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 4th January 4th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.85

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 March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
72%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 97%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Location & Contact

Address 1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI  54601-3742
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Sandheinrich
Department Chair
Email: msandheinrich@uwlax.edu
Phone: 608-785-8261