University of Minnesota

College of Food, Agriculture & Natural Resource Sciences

Conservation Biology


Office of Student Affairs and Admissions, 1365 Gortner Avenue, 460 VTH

178 Pillsbury Dr. SE

Saint Paul, MN 55108

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Conservation Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Conservation Biology Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota has two complementary missions. The first is to provide students with sound graduate training in the biological sciences relevant to the conservation of plants, animals and ecosystems on a global basis. The second is to expose students to the social, political and economic sciences that relate to both the recognition and solution of conservation problems.


Our graduate program is the most comprehensive in the country, offering an MS, PhD, and joint J.D. d

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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