49
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Montana State University / Department of Ecology is located in Bozeman, MT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fish and wildlife biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology and environmental sciences
Master of Science (MS) Fish and wildlife management
Master of Science (MS) Ecological and environmental statistics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
27%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, essay
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, essay
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
93%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (2)
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community ecology, population ecology, land-use effects, management and conservation, environmental modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,586,373

Location & Contact

Address Bozeman, MT  59717
United States
Contact Dr. David Roberts
Head
Email: droberts@montana.edu
Phone: 406-994-4548
Fax: 406-994-3190