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Washington State University

Department of Entomology

Pullman, WA

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Overview

Washington State University / Department of Entomology is located in Pullman, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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, GRE Subject Test in advanced biology (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
10%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in advanced biology (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree in biology, ecology or related area; minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in entomology, biology, ecology or related area; minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 5
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 3.57%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Apiculture, biological control of arthropods, integrated pest management, ecology, physiology and systematics of insects
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,600,000

Location & Contact

Address Pullman, WA  99164
United States
Contact Dr. W. Steve Sheppard
Chair
Email: shepp@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-0481
Fax: 509-335-1009