Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, M.A. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
M.A. On Campus

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

12 months
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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University of Kansas's Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department has an excellent graduate program; our PhD program was recently ranked as on the top 10 programs in the nation by the National Research Council. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in three disciplines: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Plant Biology, and Entomology.


EEB at University of Kansas is one of the nation's top graduate programs. We offer Master of Arts (M. A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in three disciplines:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
  • Entomology 
  • Botany

An M.A. from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology can be obtained using one of two tracks:

  • the thesis option is a research-oriented degree which requires a written thesis presenting the research.
  • the nonthesis option emphasizes broader graduate training without a concentration on research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • plant ecology;
  • plant systematics or morphology;
  • plant development or physiology
  • External Morphology of Insects
  • "Insect Systematics 
  • Insect Physiology and Internal Morphology.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum undergraduate Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4-point scale (for regular admission status)
  • Official scores from the TOEFL or IELTS achieved no more than two years before the semester of admission. 
  • Graduation with a baccalaureate degree (or higher) earned in residence from an accredited U.S. institution of higher education.
  • Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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