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Utah State University

Department of Biology

Logan, UT

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Utah State University

Overview

Utah State University / Department of Biology is located in Logan, UT.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
27
Accepted
21
Enrolled
61%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

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: 575

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.75%
Black or African American 1.75%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.77%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant, insect, microbial, and animal biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Old Main Hill
Logan, UT  84322
United States
Contact Dr. Jon Y. Takemoto
Phone: 435-797-1000