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University of Alaska Fairbanks

College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense
Other Advanced Degrees Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
17
Accepted
17
Enrolled
31%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 15th August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

109
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.75%
Black or African American 0.92%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.92%
Asian 0.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.92%
Unknown 26.61%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 3
Male (33)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marine mammals, hydrology, sea ice, harmful algal blooms, polar ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,842,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK  99775-7220
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Castellini
Dean
Email: info@sfos.uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-7824
Fax: 907-474-7204

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