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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Water Resources Science

St. Paul, MN

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
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? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
14
Accepted
13
Enrolled
38%

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 December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 and bachelor's degree in physical, chemical, biological, or environmental science or engineering (preferred); at least two courses each in calculus, chemistry, and physics, and one course in the biological sciences (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 and master's degree in water resources, or physical, chemical, biological, or environmental science or engineering (preferred); at least two courses each in calculus, chemistry, and physics, and one course in the biological sciences (recommended)

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

114
Total faculty
Full-time - 104
Part-time - 10
Male (82)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hydrologic science, limnology, water quality, environmental chemistry, aquatic biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1985 Buford Avenue
173 McNeal Hall
St. Paul, MN  55108
United States
Contact Dr. John Nieber
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: nieber@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-6724