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University of Nevada, Reno

Interdisciplinary Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Interdisciplinary Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
38%

Applying

60
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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Population biology, behavioral ecology, plant response to climate change, conservation of endangered species, restoration of natural ecosystems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Jim Sedinger
Director
Email: jsedinger@cabnr.unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-4835