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University of Chicago

Department of Ecology and Evolution

Chicago , IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Ecology and Evolution is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
20%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 7.41%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetic variation and evolution, animal behavior, ecology, mechanisms of speciation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1101 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Joy Bergelson
Chair
Email: jbergels@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-3855

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