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University of Maine

School of Biology and Ecology

Orono, ME

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Overview

University of Maine / School of Biology and Ecology is located in Orono, ME, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Zoology
Master of Science (MS) Botany and plant pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Zoology
Master of Science (MS) Entomology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
60
Accepted
28
Enrolled
87%

Applying

65
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
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

83
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.61%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2%
Asian 3.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.84%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 2
Male (15)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology and evolution (aquatic, terrestrial, paleo); development and genetics; biomedical research; ecophysiology and stress; invasion ecology and pest management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,100,000

Location & Contact

Address Orono, ME  04469
United States
Contact Dr. Andrei Aloykhin
Director
Phone: 207-581-2977
Fax: 207-581-2537

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