12 months
6369 USD/year
6369 USD/year
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The Natural Resource Sciences program offered by Washington State University emphasizes original research by the student.

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This Natural Resource Sciences program offered by Washington State University  provides an atmosphere of scholarship coupled with research opportunities that produces people capable of responding to the complicated issues of use, management, and protection of the environment and its natural resources.

The department has laboratory facilities and greenhouses on campus. Field facilities are located at the 12,000 acre Colockum Multiple-Use Research Unit located near Wenatchee, WA. The University of Idaho is eight miles from the Pullman campus and offers cross-listed courses in conjunction with WSU in natural resource management and sciences.

Programme Structure

All graduates will be able to:

  • To prepare students for professional careers:
    • Attain knowledge and expertise in core disciplinary areas.
    • Think critically and develop creative solutions to scientific problems.
    • Effectively communicate the results of their research. 
  • To enable students to become effective researchers and teachers:
    • Recognize important scientific problems and contribute to solving them.
    • Master the field, laboratory, data analysis and theoretical skills necessary to perform the research.
    • Write research grant proposals or otherwise obtain research funding (expectation is higher for PhD students). 
  • To provide scientific leadership and expertise at the local, state and national levels:
    • Attract and retain world-class faculty in appropriate disciplinary areas.
    • Assist students to engage in outreach activities.
    • Prepare students to successfully compete for jobs in industry, academia, and government.
  • Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details

    Priority deadline:

    • Fall January 10
    • Spring July 1


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    30 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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    English requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12.
    • A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of “B” or better is required.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      6369 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      6369 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 12 months.

    The tuition fee may vary depending on the location of your study program.

    Living costs for Pullman

    904 - 1507 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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