University of Missouri - St Louis

College of Arts and Sciences



One University Boulevard

One University Blvd.

Saint Louis, MO 63121

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Biology Department at the University of Missouri-St. Louis has a large, vibrant, and diverse graduate program. Graduate students can earn M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in one of two broad areas: Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics (EES) or Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB). We also offer a M.S. degree program in Biochemistry and Biotechnology in cooperation with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Overall, we have 132 students85 pursuing M.S. degrees, and 47 working towards doctoral degrees. Many of our graduate students are international. They come from countries all over the world, including Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana, Australia, Papau New Guinea, Nigeria, Egypt, Madagascar, India, Thailand, and China


The University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. This accreditation applies to all baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Our next scheduled comprehensive evaluation will be 2018.

International Student Requirements:

English language proficiency

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30 Masters/ 60 Ph.D/

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 415.20/instate + $608.40 added to non-residents USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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