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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Program in Marine Sciences and Limnology

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Program in Marine Sciences and Limnology is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine biology
Master of Science (MS) Marine biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Oceanography

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
7
Accepted
7
Enrolled
25%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 15th August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 28.57%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,608,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK  99775-7220
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Castellini
Co-Chair
Email: info@sfos.uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-7824
Fax: 907-474-7204