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University of Alaska Fairbanks

School of Natural Resources and Extension

Fairbanks, AK

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / School of Natural Resources and Extension is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Natural Resource Management and Geography (MNRMG)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Natural resources and sustainability
Master of Science (MS) Natural resources management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Oral defense of project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Defense of the dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
45%

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 June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st 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 Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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

35
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 34.29%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 3
Male (10)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Conservation biology, soil/water conservation, land use policy and planning in the arctic and subarctic, forest ecosystem management, subarctic agricultural production
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,894,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 757140
Fairbanks, AK  99775-7140
United States
Contact Stephen Sparrow
Dean
Email: fysnras@uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-9450
Fax: 907-474-6268