Kingston, RI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
115
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
21%
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Evolutionary And Marine Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Evolutionary Biology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Evolutionary Biology ]
    • Ecology And Ecosystem Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Ecology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Ecology ]
    • Earth And Environmental Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Geosciences ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Geosciences ]
    • Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Food Science and Technology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Food Science and Technology ]
    • Cell And Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Cell Biology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Cell Biology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • 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? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 151
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown or International Student19%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysiological constraints on predators in the Antarctic, effects of CO2 absorption in salt water particularly as it impacts pteropods
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

College of the Environment and Life Sciences
University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI 02881
United States

Dr. Evan Preisser

Chair

Phone: 401-874-2120
Email: preisser@uri.edu


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