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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of Biology

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Biology is located in West Chester, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
(Teaching Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
6
Accepted
1
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Two letters of reference

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medical microbiology, molecular genetics and physiology of living systems, mammalian biomechanics, invertebrate and vertebrate animal systems, aquatic and terrestrial ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Giovanni Casotti
Department Chair
Email: gcasotti@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2538