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Cornell University

Field of Natural Resources

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Natural Resources is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wildlife science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Conservation biology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Ecosystem biology and biogeochemistry
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Wildlife science
Master of Science (MS) Human dimensions of natural resources management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human dimensions of natural resources management
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Human dimensions of natural resources management
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Environmental management
Master of Science (MS) Wildlife science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecosystem biology and biogeochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative ecology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Fishery and aquatic science
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Forest science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fishery and aquatic science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program development and evaluation
Master of Science (MS) Fishery and aquatic science
Master of Science (MS) Community-based natural resources management
Master of Science (MS) Ecosystem biology and biogeochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Community-based natural resources management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Policy and institutional analysis
Master of Science (MS) Forest science
Master of Science (MS) Program development and evaluation
Master of Science (MS) Policy and institutional analysis
Master of Science (MS) Conservation biology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Program development and evaluation
Master of Science (MS) Quantitative ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis (MS), project paper (MPS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
24
Accepted
20
Enrolled
26%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline October 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
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

65
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.54%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.77%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecosystem-level dynamics, systems modeling, conservation biology/management, resource management's human dimensions, biogeochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-2807
Fax: 607-255-0349

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