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Nicholas School of the Environment

Durham , NC

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Overview

Duke University / Nicholas School of the Environment is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Environmental Management (MEM) Environment
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environment
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine science and conservation
Master of Forestry (MF) Environment
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Earth and ocean sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 181
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Project
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

428
Applied
355
Accepted
151
Enrolled
83%

Applying

400
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in natural or social sciences relevant to environmental interests; college calculus, college statistics, and concentration-specific prerequisites

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

365
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.48%
Black or African American 1.92%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1%
Asian 9.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.93%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global environmental change, energy and the environment, water resource management, ecosystem science and conservation, ecotoxicology and environmental health, business and environment, environmental economics and policy, coastal environmental management, forest resource management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 90328
9 Circuit Drive
Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Sherri Nevius
Associate Dean, Student Services
Email: sherri.nevius@duke.edu
Phone: 919-613-8063

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