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Cornell University

Field of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University

Overview

Cornell University / Field of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary biology Ecological genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary biology Systematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary biology Paleobiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary biology Population biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Physiological ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Limnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Community and ecosystem ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Population ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Applied ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Animal ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Vertebrate zoology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Biogeochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Theoretical ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology Plant ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 semesters of teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

115
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
13%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.36%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 5.36%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

52
Total faculty
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 0
Male (38)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Population and organismal biology, population and evolutionary genetics, systematics and macroevolution, biochemistry, conservation biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-254-4230

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