Department of Biology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Florida

Department of Biology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
43%
57%
student ratio
102
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
19 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Zoology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [animal molecular and cellular biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [tropical conservation and development]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [wetland sciences]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [zoology]
      Master of Science (MS) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Science (MS) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science (MS) [zoology]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [zoology]
    • Botany Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [botany]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [tropical conservation and development]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science (MS) [botany]
      Master of Science (MS) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Science (MS) [wetland sciences]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [botany]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [tropical conservation and development]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [wetland sciences]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 15
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 77
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 16
  • 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 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students102
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students102
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty57
    • Full-time Percentage54%
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEcology of natural populations, plant and animal genome evolution, biodiversity, plant biology, behavior
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,468,653

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 118525
Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Marta Wayne

Professor and Chair

Phone: 352-392-9925
Email: mlwayne@ufl.edu

William Barbazuk

Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-273-8624
Fax: 352-392-3704
Email: bbarbazuk@ufl.edu


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