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University of Florida

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis (for MS); technical paper (for MFAS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
19
Accepted
18
Enrolled
48%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 31
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

83
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.41%
Black or African American 1.2%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2%
Asian 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.41%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

63
Total faculty
Male (52)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,921

Location & Contact

Address 136 Newins-Ziegler Hall
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States

Phone: 352-392-3261
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