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Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

  • Gainesville, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 55
    total students
  • $10,916 | $28,309
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Aquaculture Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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 Thesis (for MS); technical paper (for MFAS)
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • 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 1st August 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$10,916
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,309
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 31
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian94%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConservation and management of aquatic ecosystems; aquatic animal health; water quality, nutrients, and eutrophication; sustainable and quantitative fisheries; aquaculture or ornamental fish, marine baitfish, and shellfish
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$10,000,000

Location & Contact

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Dr. Nancy Peterson

Associate Director

Phone: 352-846-0848
Fax: 352-846-1277
Email: njp@ufl.edu

Dr. Charles Cichra

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-273-3621
Fax: 352-392-3672
Email: cecichra@ufl.edu



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