School of Forest Resources and Conservation College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

School of Forest Resources and Conservation College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
42%
58%
student ratio
166
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
38 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Forest Resources And Conservation Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [agroforestry]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [geographic information systems]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [geomatics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [hydrologic sciences]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [natural resource policy and administration]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [toxicology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [tropical conservation and development]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [agroforestry]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [ecological restoration]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [geographic information systems]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [geomatics]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [natural resource policy and administration]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science (MS) [agroforestry]
      Master of Science (MS) [ecological restoration]
      Master of Science (MS) [geographic information systems]
      Master of Science (MS) [geomatics]
      Master of Science (MS) [hydrologic sciences]
      Master of Science (MS) [natural resource policy and administration]
      Master of Science (MS) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Science (MS) [wetland sciences]
    • Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [ecological restoration]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [geographic information systems]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [natural resource policy and administration]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) [ecological restoration]
      Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) [geographic information systems]
      Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) [natural resource policy and administration]
      Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science (MS) [ecological restoration]
      Master of Science (MS) [geographic information systems]
      Master of Science (MS) [natural resource policy and administration]
      Master of Science (MS) [wetland sciences]
    • Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (JD/MFRC)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 25
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 98
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 48
  • 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 January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and CV, 3 Letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.25, and CV, 3 Letters of recommendation
    • 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 awardsJanuary 3
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students166
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students166
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty59
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchQuantitative and integrative fisheries science, ecology and management of aquatic systems, finfish, invertebrate and ornamental aquaculture, aquatic animal health, geomatics and GIS, natural resource conservation, tropical forestry, economics and policy, environmental education, forest biology and ecology, forest management, hydrology, silviculture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$11,880,000

Location & Contact

School of Forest Resources and Conservation

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 110410
Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Tim White

School of Forest Resources and Conservation Director

Phone: 352-846-0850
Fax: 352-392-1707
Email: tlwhite@ufl.edu

Bill Linberg

Graduate Coordinator for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Phone: 352-273-3616
Fax: 352-392-1707
Email: wjl@ufl.edu


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