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University of Florida

School of Forest Resources and Conservation

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / School of Forest Resources and Conservation is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (JD/MFRC)
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Ecological restoration
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Natural resource policy and administration
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Geomatics
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Wetland sciences
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Geographic information systems
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Hydrologic sciences
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Agroforestry
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources and conservation Tropical conservation and development
Master of Science (MS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Ecological restoration
Master of Science (MS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Natural resource policy and administration
Master of Science (MS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Wetland sciences
Master of Science (MS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Geographic information systems
Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Natural resource policy and administration
Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Ecological restoration
Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Wetland sciences
Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (MFAS) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Geographic information systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Natural resource policy and administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Geomatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Wetland sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Geographic information systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Hydrologic sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Agroforestry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources and conservation Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Ecological restoration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Natural resource policy and administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Wetland sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fisheries and aquatic sciences Geographic information systems
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Ecological restoration
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Natural resource policy and administration
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Geomatics
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Wetland sciences
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Geographic information systems
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Agroforestry
Master of Forest Resources and Conservation (MFRC) Forest resources and conservation Tropical conservation and development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Project (for MFRC)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
38
Accepted
32
Enrolled
59%

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 January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation

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 3
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

117
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.13%
Black or African American 4.27%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.85%
Asian 0.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quantitative 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:
17,015,338

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110410
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Tim White PhD
School of Forest Resources and Conservation Director
Email: tlwhite@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-846-0850
Fax: 352-392-1707

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