University of Michigan

College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts (LS&A)

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


University of Michigan

426 Thompson St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Why join the Frontiers Master's Program? * This NEW program is designed to attract a diverse student body interested in ecology and evolutionary biology research. * This program gives you the foundation you need to continue on to a Ph.D. * You’ll have the chance to explore the full range of research approaches in EEB – from molecular biology in labs to field work in remote areas of the world. * Be part of exciting research that has a positive impact. * You’ll join an internationally diverse student body – from over a dozen countries. * Our program offers you the opportunity to work with outstanding researchers. * You will study with faculty committed to ensuring an exciting and supportive environment for all students. EEB’s graduate program is recognized internationally for its breadth and depth in the biodiversity sciences. We take pride in helping students develop into independent researchers as well as supporting them in a full range of other essential professional activities, including working in interdisciplinary teams. National rankings place EEB at U-M highly among peer institutions and our faculty members are not only accomplished, but remarkably diverse. Many EEB faculty are also curators in U-M research museums (Herbarium, Museum of Zoology, Museum of Paleontology) and we have an exceptional wealth of in-depth biodiversity courses. The outstanding and innovative academic environment combines with a diverse and interdisciplinary campus community located in dynamic Ann Arbor, making it one of the nation’s most desirable universities. In addition to the world-class collections of the university research museums, students in EEB have access to a number of outstanding facilities for field research, including the University of Michigan Biological Station, the E.S. George Reserve, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and the Nichols Arboretum.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

Official TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS scores

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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