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Graduate Students
Graduate Students

Further your education and make a
positive impact on the world around you.

Collaboration is key to scientific success, and our graduate students’ and faculty’s research is highly collaborative both within and across our programs. With focused study and innovative collaboration, we’re taking on some of the pressing challenges of our time.

Admitted students

If you’ve already been admitted to your graduate program, get the information you need to make the most of your Eberly education.

Admitted students

Funding and Support

A graduate degree from Eberly is a smart investment in your future. Learn about how you can make it more affordable.

Funding

Graduate Programs by the Numbers

View college-level information about doctoral and master's programs.

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Program Master's Ph.D

Applied Statistics

 

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology

Biology

Biotechnology

 

Chemistry

Forensic Science

 

Mathematics

Physics

Statistics

The college offers seven doctoral degrees, eight research-based master's degrees, and three professional master’s degrees. No matter which path you choose, you’ll be on your way to strengthening your research skills, solidifying your scientific knowledge interests, and expanding your capacity as a scientist.

See our full range of programs

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Graduate Diversity

Graduate students at Eberly College of Science will find career and community support in addition to the academic excellence they expect in science at Penn State.

Graduate Researcher talking to a Professor

At the Eberly College of Science, our research is widely recognized for its excellence. From laboratories to multidisciplinary research collaborations, we have a broad range of opportunities for you to take advantage of, ensuring that you gain deep, hands-on experiences in your chosen field.

Research

Science Achievement Graduate Fellows

These scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding graduate students seeking a doctoral degree in each of the college’s seven departments who are interested in the advancement of women in the sciences and related fields.

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Graduate Faculty

Eberly Science's world-class research offers an abundance of meaningful graduate opportunities.

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Graduate Guidelines and Policies

A productive research mentorship requires that students are treated respectfully and fairly and that the research advisor serve as a role model, upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. 

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students.

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Graduate Programs

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Graduate Student Organizations

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