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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Ecology and Evolution

Stony Brook, NY

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Ecology and Evolution is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology and evolution
Master of Arts (MA) Applied ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
13
Accepted
8
Enrolled
42%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.3%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology, ecology and population, evolution, biodiversity, environmental conservation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,568,310

Location & Contact

Address Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Robert W. Thacker
Chair
Email: robert.thacker@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-8590

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