Program in Population and Conservation Biology College of Science and Engineering Texas State University

Program in Population and Conservation Biology College of Science and Engineering Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
17
total students
Tuition Cost $12,936
$12,936
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
66%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Conservation Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 3
    • Accepted 2
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum recommended score in at least the 50th percentile on both the verbal and quantitative portions), baccalaureate degree in biology or related discipline from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, statement of purpose, current curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent to mentor from faculty member of Biology Department
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$12,936
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino18%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAssessing and minimizing wildlife collisions on public roads; fire ant management in roadway construction; mitigation for potential impacts to endangered Houston toad; Houston toad response to ongoing habitat restoration; understanding the potential of urban impacts on the Jollyville Salamander; red ant control; migratory bird documentation/assessment
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$698,059

Location & Contact

Program in Population and Conservation Biology

College of Science and Engineering
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Noland Martin

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-3317
Email: nm14@txstate.edu

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of the Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365
Email: jw02@swt.edu

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