School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences University of Alaska Fairbanks

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK
location
Public
type
Small
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
130
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
3 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 68
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 20
  • 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 May 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th August 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 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, Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsFebruary 15
    • 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 Students130
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students130
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown28%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty64
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMarine mammals, hydrology, sea ice, harmful algal blooms, polar ecology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$16,887,000

Location & Contact

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

University of Alaska Fairbanks

PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
United States

Michael Castellini

Dean

Phone: 907-474-7824
Fax: 907-474-7204
Email: info@sfos.uaf.edu

Mary Kreta

Director of Admissions

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


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