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Program in Water Resources Science College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

  • St. Paul, MN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 60
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 42%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Water Resources Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred); bachelor's degree in physical, chemical, biological, or environmental science or engineering (preferred); at least two courses each in calculus, chemistry, and and physics, and one course in the biological sciences (recommended)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred); master's degree in water resources, or physical, chemical, biological, or environmental science or engineering (preferred); at least two courses each in calculus, chemistry, and and physics, and one course in the biological sciences (recommended)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 80)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Full-time Percentage70%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian91%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty115
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHydrologic science, limnology, water quality, environmental chemistry, aquatic biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Water Resources Science

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

173 McNeal Hall 1985 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Dr. Timothy LaPara

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 612-624-6028
Email: lapar001@umn.edu

Ms. Toni Wheeler

Plan Level Coordinator

Phone: 612-624-7456
Fax: 612-624-7456
Email: twheeler@umn.edu



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