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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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
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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental communication and participatory processes
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Biophysical and ecological economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
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

51
Applied
37
Accepted
17
Enrolled
73%

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

Exam Details
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

65
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.08%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.54%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

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: 0

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

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