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West Virginia State University

Biotechnology Graduate Program

Institute, WV

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West Virginia State University

Overview

West Virginia State University / Biotechnology Graduate Program is located in Institute, WV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (Verbal 140, Quantitative 150)
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
100%

Applying

24
Application Fee - Domestic
34
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (Verbal 140, Quantitative 150)
Master's Degree Requirements International Students: Affidavit of Support, Proof of Immunization, TOEFL (80), evaluation of academic transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant physiology, microbiology, molecular biology, social insect biology, insect population biology, ecology, fish biology, aquaculture, nutrigenomics, nutritional immunology, tumor biology, gene therapy, muscle physiology, environmental microbiology, microbial genomics, biofilms, anaeromic digestion, plant genomics, parasitic platyhelminths, environmental parasitology, horticulture, plant breeding and genetics, plant reproductive barriers, sustainable agriculture, DNA-assisted plant breeding
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1000
Institute, WV  25112-1000
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Ford
Coordinator, Biotechnology Graduate Program
Email: fordri@wvstateu.edu
Phone: 304-766-5742