University of Kansas

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


University of Kansas

Suite 206

Lawrence, IN 66160

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.A.-Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; M.A.-Entomology; M.A.- Botany, Ph.D.-Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Ph.D.-Entomology; Ph.D-Botany

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of Kansas has a long and distinguished history in Ecology and Population Biology. Our faculty focus on a wide diversity of research areas, including the quantitative population ecology of plants and small mammals; terrestrial plant community ecology; grassland biodiversity and restoration ecology; plant fungal pathogen dynamics and population biology; successional changes in terrestrial insect communities; terrestrial ecosystem ecology; the remote sensing of natural resources; life history theory; molecular evolution in vascular plants; evolutionary and theoretical population genetics; theoretical ecology; and limnology and aquatic ecology.


The University of Kansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This institution has been continuously accredited since 1913. In addition, certain programs of the University have specialized accreditation.

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to provide proof of English proficiency. For regular admission, students must score at least 20 on all parts of the TOEFL-ibt, and achieve an overall band score of at least 6.0 and individual band scores of at least 5.5 on the IELTS.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999