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

  • Fairbanks, AK
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 102
    total students
  • $7,254 | $14,814
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 21%
    acceptance rate
  • 10 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [botany]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [wildlife biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [zoology]
      Master of Science (MS) [biology]
      Master of Science (MS) [botany]
      Master of Science (MS) [zoology]
    • Biology Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Wildlife Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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 Required, Required and oral exam, oral defense
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and oral exam, oral defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,254
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,814
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students102
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students102
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

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

Libby Eddy

Registrar and Director of Admissions

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



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