Ph.D. On Campus


Clark University

48250 USD/full
48250 USD/full
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The Biology doctoral program from Clark University seeks students with strong scientific curiosity, prior independent research experience and the ability to persevere.


Graduate Biology students at Clark University are integral to collaboration on research with faculty members in their labs and with fellow graduate students and undergraduates. 

Key Features 

  • These opportunities allow students to benefit from our faculty’s expertise while gaining experience mentoring and teaching. 
  • The close-knit community of students in biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, and chemistry builds collaboration across disciplines both in the lab and in the field, which has led to exciting research.


Clark University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Programme Structure

Our areas of specialization are in these faculty research areas listed in the right column.

  • Microbial ecology and evolution
  • Evolution of behavior, morphology, and life history in stickleback fish
  • Evolution and diversification of functional morphological systems
  • Epigenetics and gene regulation
  • Fungal biology and systematics
  • Cytokinesis
  • Evolution and development of nervous systems
  • Chemical ecology and social ecology of insects
  • Marine algal physiology and molecular evolution
  • Drosophila genetics and development

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form
  • Application fee (nonrefundable): $75
  • Personal statement 
  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Résumé
  • All academic transcripts 
  • English Language Requirements — International applicants only 
  • Test scores and other program-specific requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48250 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 48250 USD for the full programme
  • National

    48250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48250 USD for the full programme

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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