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Texas State University

Aquatic Resources and Integrative Biology

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Aquatic Resources and Integrative Biology is located in San Marcos, TX, 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 6
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
3 seminars
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
7
Enrolled
58%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in biology or related discipline from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours; intent to mentor letter from biology faculty member; resume; statement of purpose describing professional aspirations and academic goals; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university; master's degree in biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, or related natural science field with minimum GPA of 3.25 in completed graduate course work; intent to mentor from a doctoral faculty member; resume; statement of purpose with aspirations and goals; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$25,300
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown 1.85%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Karst hydrogeology, Cave ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates of caves and springs; Threatened and endangered fish ecology, Life history and population dynamics of warm-water fishes, Abiotic and biotic regulation of fish assemblages, Reproductive ecology; Reproductive ecology of waterbirds, both colonial and solitary nesting species; Reservoir Limnology, Physiological Ecology, Algae, Watershed Biogeochemistry; Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics; the role of organisms and communities in affecting ecosystem-
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,559,993

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Clay Green
PhD Program Director
Email: mg54@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8037
Fax: 512-245-8713

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