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University of California, Santa Cruz

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Santa Cruz , CA

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University of California, Santa Cruz

Overview

University of California, Santa Cruz / Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is located in Santa Cruz, CA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

159
Applied
19
Accepted
15
Enrolled
12%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.06%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.61%
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.61%
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 8.06%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Population and community ecology, evolutionary biology, physiology and behavior (marine and terrestrial), systematics and biodiversity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
United States
Contact Debbie Inferrera
Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: deborain@ucsc.edu
Phone: 831-459-2193

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