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The University of Tennessee

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Knoxville, TN

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Overview

The University of Tennessee / Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Ecology
Master of Science (MS) Behavior
Master of Science (MS) Evolutionary biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavior
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
20
Accepted
38%

Applying

35
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 Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.13%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Tom Hallam
Phone: 865-974-1000

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