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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Natural Resources Science and Management

St. Paul, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Natural Resources Science and Management is located in St. Paul, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Forest hydrology and watershed management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest hydrology and watershed management
Master of Science (MS) Forests: biology, ecology, conservation, and management
Master of Science (MS) Paper science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest products
Master of Science (MS) Assessment, monitoring, and geospatial analysis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Paper science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Natural resources science and management
Master of Science (MS) Forest products
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics, policy, management, and society
Master of Science (MS) Economics, policy, management, and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Recreation resources, tourism, and environmental education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Assessment, monitoring, and geospatial analysis
Master of Science (MS) Recreation resources, tourism, and environmental education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forests: biology, ecology, conservation, and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Natural resources science and management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
37
Accepted
30
Enrolled
54%

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 General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.67%
Black or African American 1.83%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.83%
Asian 2.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.92%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

124
Total faculty
Full-time - 72
Part-time - 52
Male (87)
Female (37)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Forest hydrology, biology, ecology, conservation, and management; recreation resources and environmental education; wildlife ecology; economics, policy, and society; geographic information systems (GIS); forest products and paper science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2005 Upper Buford Circle
116d Green Hall
St. Paul, MN  55108
United States
Contact Dr. Mae Davenport
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: mdaven@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2721