70
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry / Program in Environmental Science is located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental communication and participatory processes
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Biophysical and ecological economics
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Environmental monitoring and modeling
Master of Science (MS) Water and wetland resource studies
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Environmental and community land planning
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Water and wetland resource studies
Master of Science (MS) Environmental and community land planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental and natural resources policy
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Ecosystem restoration
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Coupled natural and human systems

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
40
Accepted
15
Enrolled
63%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 1.43%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time (1)
Part-time (1)
Male (1)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental education/communications, water resources, land resources, waste management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
47,415

Location & Contact

Address 1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY  13210-2779
United States
Contact Dr. Russell Briggs
Director of the Division of Environmental Science
Email: rdbriggs@esf.edu
Phone: 315-470-6989
Fax: 315-470-6700