M.Sc. On Campus

Forestry and Natural Resources

24 months
28794 USD/year
28794 USD/year
9992 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The department maintains strong disciplinary research programs in forestry, fisheries, and wildlife, with an emphasis on applied ecology. The Forestry and Natural Resources programme is offered at the Purdue University.


Key facts:

  • The Forestry and Natural Resources programme is offered at the Purdue University.
  • Additional expertise exists in molecular biology, including genetics physiology and tissue culture, ecology of natural systems, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forest biology, forest measurement and assessment/GIS, natural resource social science, quantitative ecology, wildlife sciences, wood products and wood products manufacturing. The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Strategic Plan​ shares our vision and mission as we partner with federal, state and organizations to develop and disseminate knowledge in the natural resource sciences.
  • We have close ties with the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station via the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC), a collaborative regional research, development and technology transfer effort among industry, university, private, state, and federal entities. USDA Forest Service scientists stationed here hold adjunct faculty status with the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Life Science
  • Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
  • Forest Biology
  • Forestry Measurement and Assessment/GIS
  • Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Questions
  • Diversity Essay (Required for diversity funding)
  • Correspondence via email with specified FNR faculty prior to submitting the application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14397 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    28794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14397 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4996 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Lafayette

1096 - 1774 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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