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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Conservation Biology

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Conservation Biology is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban 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 3
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
7
Accepted
7
Enrolled
12%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Advanced ecology course
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Advanced ecology course

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.54%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

112
Total faculty
Full-time - 99
Part-time - 13
Male (82)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Wildlife conservation, fisheries and aquatic biology, invasive species, human dimensions, GIS, restoration ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Rob Blair
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: blairrb@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2198