Department of Biology and Wildlife College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Biology and Wildlife College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
78
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
21%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology), Students must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major.
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology). If students do not have a Master's degree, a departmental qualifying examination is required., Students must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major.
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE required, Test of Spoken English

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown29%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPlant-herbivore interactions, plant metabolic defenses, insect manufacture of glycerol, ice nucleators, structure and functions of arctic and subarctic freshwater ecosystems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology and Wildlife

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Alaska Fairbanks

PO Box 756100
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6100
United States

Diane Wagner

Department Chair

Phone: 907-474-7671
Fax: 907-474-6716
Email: uaf-bw-dept@alaska.edu

Mary Kreta

Director of Admissions

Phone: 907-474-7500
Fax: 907-474-7097
Email: admissions@uaf.edu


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