MS in Biological Sciences

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
MS in Biological Sciences
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The School of Biological Sciences provides interdisciplinary training and professional development opportunities for students interested in a career in the life sciences
  • Research interests of our faculty range from analyzing molecular and cellular processes to studying the ecological & evolutionary determinants of biological form and function. Faculty conduct research on a diversity of biological systems, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, plants, and animals, representing all major groups of living organisms
  • The program is highly flexible allowing students to tailor their own individualized program of study
  • Students can choose from the following specializations:
    • Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
    • Genetics, Cell and Molecular Biology
    • Plant Pathology
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1446417 INR
Hostel & Meals910373 INR
Insurance225359 INR
Registration Fees2930 INR
International Student Fee10254 INR
New International Graduate Student 10986 INR
Technology Fee16552 INR
Books & Supplies48631 INR
Personal Expenses257805 INR
Library Fee9448 INR
University Program/Facilities Fee91404 INR
Total1583742 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicant must have a 4 year B.S. or B.A. or equivalent degree from an accredited institution, or a related field with a cumulative grade point average equivalent to a 3.0 (B)
ExamsTOEFL: 85

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted
  • Scores from the GRE Advanced Subject Test are recommended if they are in an appropriate area (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology, or Chemistry); or
  • Scores above the 50th percentile on the verbal, quantitative and analytical portions of the GRE

Additional info
  • Each international student's of Admission will state whether they are required to sit for the ELT. Exemptions from the ELT requirement may be granted based on sufficiently high TOEFL or IELTS writing scores, or for non-native speakers who have received a bachelor's or more advanced degree from a U.S. university or a university outside the U.S. at which English is the official language of instruction
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