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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Environmental Science and Ecology

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Environmental Science and Ecology is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
67%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, chemistry, geology, engineering, or some other related scientific discipline; one semester each of general statistics, organic chemistry, and environmental science or ecology; undergraduate transcripts; resume; two recommendation letters; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 29.03%
Black or African American 6.45%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.23%
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 6.45%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Conservation biology, environmental chemistry and toxicology, freshwater ecology, natural resource policy and administration, river restoration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
25,256

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Janis Bush
Chair
Email: janis.bush@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-5660

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