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Florida State University

Specialization in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Specialization in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Teaching experience, seminar presentation
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience; seminar presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
17
Accepted
12
Enrolled
18%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 4%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology and conservation biology; evolution; marine biology; phylogeny and systematics; theoretical, computational and mathematical biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Room 1063
319 Stadium Drive
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4295
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas A. Houpt
Professor and Associate Chair
Email: houpt@bio.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4783
Fax: 850-644-8447

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