Fairbanks, AK
location
Public
type
Small
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
35
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marine Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Marine Biology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Marine Biology ]
    • Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Oceanography ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Oceanography ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral defense of thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th August 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • 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 & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students35
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students35
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races28%
    • Unknown or International Student23%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$11,608,000

Location & Contact

Program in Marine Sciences and Limnology

College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
University of Alaska Fairbanks

PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
United States

Dr. Michael Castellini

Co-Chair

Phone: 907-474-7824
Fax: 907-474-7204
Email: info@sfos.uaf.edu

Mary Kreta

Director of Admissions

Phone: 907-474-7500
Fax: 907-474-7097
Email: admissions@alaska.edu


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