Estimated Tuition

The estimated cost of the Biology is $1,660 per unit for the 2024-2025 academic year, with a minimum of 6 units required to be completed each academic year. Students typically take an average of 12 units in the first academic year and 12 units in the second academic year. A total of 24 units are required for the degree. Admitted students receive tuition scholarships that cover the full cost of tuition for this program. Program fees are subject to adjustment annually, and the number of required units may vary based on enrollment status. Please contact John Paul to discuss the specifics of the program.

Full-Tuition Scholarship for All Students

Students admitted to the biology program receive generous financial assistance from the Department of Biology. All admitted students receive a full-tuition scholarship for their graduate studies.

Teaching and Research Assistantships

Most graduate students are also awarded a teaching assistantship each semester, resulting in a stipend of approximately $9,000 per year.

All applicants admitted to the program, both U.S. and international students, are considered for these scholarships and assistantships when the admission applications are reviewed. There is no separate application for this financial assistance.

Biology, MS

John Paul, PhD, Program Director
2130 Fulton Street
Harney Science Center 219C
San Franciscio, CA 94117