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Rice University

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Houston, TX

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Rice University

Overview

Rice University / Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
21%

Applying

0
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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 3
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Trace gas emissions, wetlands, biology, community ecology of forests and grasslands, conservation biology specialization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Dr. Joan E. Strassmann
Phone: 713-348-0000