Approximately 100-150 applications are received per year.
The GRE is not required for the MS or PhD in Biological Sciences. There are no strict minimum requirements for the TOEFL. All those interested in the Biology graduate program at Drexel University are encouraged to submit an application.
Please feel free to contact faculty members with research that pertains to your own interests. We also recommend including the names of faculty that you would be interested in working with on your application.
Yes. The biology department has multiple students and faculty from countries around the world.
Graduate students have the opportunity to rotate in up to three labs. In some cases, first-year students can be directly recruited into a lab, but this is not common.
Yes, competitive applicants will be invited to visit campus and interview with faculty at an event usually held in February.
The Department of Biology stresses collaborative interactions among students and faculty, and creates an environment to engender supportive interaction between students and their faculty mentors.
Students are supported by teaching fellowships and research fellowships.
It typically takes between five to seven years to complete a doctoral degree in Drexel’s Biology Graduate program.