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Colorado State University

Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Fort Collins, CO

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Colorado State University

Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology (MFWCB)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
17
Accepted
16
Enrolled
35%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0; faculty advisor; statement of purpose; related degree; 2 years of relevant employment (for online program)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0; faculty advisor; statement of purpose; related degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
78%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.32%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown 12.2%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 4
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Impacts and management of exotics; endangered species management; capture-mark-recapture methods; conservation and management of aquatic ecosystems; wildlife disease ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,633,544

Location & Contact

Address 1474 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1474
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth Wilson
Department Head
Email: kenneth.wilson@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-5020
Fax: 970-491-5091