The graduate program provides research training in ecology and evolutionary biology with areas of strength in biological diversity, evolutionary history and mechanisms, community structure, ecological interactions, behavior, development and mathematical biology.
Statement of purpose
Three Letters of Recommendation
Any additional information that will strengthen the application
Required English Proficiency Tests for International Students
Minimum TOEFL: 79 (internet based) or 550 (paper based)
Minimum IELTS: Composite of 7 (no subject lower than 6)
For funding as a Teaching Assistant:
Minimum TOEFL speaking score: 24
Minimum total IELTS score: 7.5 or above with no score lower than 7 on any section of the test
GREs are not required.
Minimum credits: 30
Core coursework: ECOL 600A - Fundamentals of Evolution (strongly recommended), ECOL 600B - Fundamentals of Ecology (strongly recommended)
At least once each year beginning in the second year, students must meet with his/her Thesis Committee.