7
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Arizona / Watershed Resources Program is located in Tucson, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Watershed management
Master of Science (MS) Water, society, and policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Watershed management

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
67%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline Not reported July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, MA or MS
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 14.29%
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (2)
Male (18)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Forest fuel characteristics, prescribed fire, tree ring-fire scar analysis, erosion, sedimentation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
594,876

Location & Contact

Address Tucson, AZ  85721
United States
Contact Dr. Shirley Papuga
Director
Email: kurc@cals.arizona.edu
Phone: 520-621-3803