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University of Washington

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Forest Resources/Master of Arts in International Studies (MFR/MAIS)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science (MPA/MS)
Master of Science (MS) Social sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest ecology
Master of Science (MS) Sustainable resource management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Restoration ecology and environmental horticulture
Master of Science (MS) Forest soils
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sustainable resource management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest soils
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioresource science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Bioresource science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Restoration ecology
Master of Science (MS) Forest ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wildlife science
Master of Forest Resources (MFR) Forest management
Master of Science (MS) Wildlife science
Master of Science (MS) Restoration ecology and environmental horticulture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Restoration ecology
Master of Environmental Horticulture (MEH) Environmental horticulture

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 10

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

212
Applied
66
Accepted
40
Enrolled
31%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline September 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

146
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.05%
Black or African American 1.37%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.11%
Asian 4.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.37%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 14
Male (41)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecosystem analysis, silviculture and forest protection, paper science and engineering, environmental horticulture and urban forestry, natural resource policy and economics, restoration ecology and environment horticulture, conservation, human dimensions, wildlife, bioresource science and engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Michelle Trudeau
Director of Student Services
Email: michtru@uw.edu
Phone: 206-616-1533