Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
59
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Environmental Education And Communications Certificate
    • Wildlife Ecology And Conservation Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [geographic information systems]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [tropical conservation and development]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science (MS) [geographic information systems]
      Master of Science (MS) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Science (MS) [wetland sciences]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 53
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 34th percentile or higher for Quantitative GRE, minimum GPA of 3.3
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 34th percentile or higher for Quantitative GRE, minimum GPA of 3.3
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConservation biology, spatial ecology, wildlife conservation and management, wetlands ecology and conservation, human dimensions in wildlife conservation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,823,276

Location & Contact

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 110430
Gainesville, FL 32611-0430
United States

Eric Hellgren

Professor and Department Chair

Phone: 352-846-0552
Email: hellgren@ufl.edu

Katie Sieving

Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-846-0569
Fax: 352-846-0841
Email: chucao@ufl.edu


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