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University of Delaware

Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology

Newark, DE

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Overview

University of Delaware / Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology is located in Newark, DE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Insect biological control
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Avian ecology
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Insect ecology and behavior
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Evolution and taxonomy
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Insect genetics
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Pest management
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Plant-insect interactions
Master of Science (MS) Entomology and applied ecology Wildlife ecology and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Avian ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Evolution and taxonomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Insect biological control
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Insect genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Pest management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Plant-insect interactions
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Entomology and applied ecology Wildlife ecology and management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Oral exam, seminar
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
30%

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 February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in field, 2.8 overall
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in field, 2.8 overall

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.81%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 4
Male (11)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology and evolution of plant-insect interactions, ecology of wildlife conservation management, habitat restoration, biological control, applied ecosystem management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
758,218

Location & Contact

Address 210 South College Avenue
Newark, DE  19716
United States
Contact Dr. Douglas W. Tallamy
Phone: 302-831-2000