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Brigham Young University

Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences

Provo, UT

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Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Environmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wildlife and wildlands conservation
Master of Science (MS) Genetics and biotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Wildlife and wildlands conservation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
No C grades or below, 30 hours (24 coursework, 6 thesis)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
No C grades or below, 54 hours (18 dissertation, 36 coursework)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
15
Accepted
15
Enrolled
54%

Applying

49
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Winter deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$12,215
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.45%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 93%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 1
Male (24)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental science, plant genetics, plant ecology, plant nutrition and pathology, wildlife and wildlands conservation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,892,772

Location & Contact

Address 4105 LSB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Brock R. McMillan
Chair
Email: brock_mcmillan@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-3527
Fax: 801-422-0008

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