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Department of Biology College of Sciences The University of Texas at San Antonio

  • San Antonio, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 185
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 50%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Biotechnology Master of Science (MS) [bioprocessing technician]
    • Environmental Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Neurobiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 61
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 285
    • Accepted 145
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 63
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students185
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students185
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino33%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian45%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopment of human and veterinary vaccines against a fungal disease, mammalian germ cells and stem cells, dopamine neuron physiology and addiction, plant biochemistry, dendritic computation and synaptic plasticity
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,825,411

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Sciences
The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0617
United States

Dr. Edwin Barea-Rodriguez

Chair

Phone: 210-458-4511
Fax: 210-458-5658
Email: edwin.barea@utsa.edu

Rene Munguia

Program Coordinator

Phone: 210-458-4642
Fax: 210-458-5658
Email: rene.munguia@utsa.edu



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