Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Ecology and Evolution


33 Livingston Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Ecology at Rutgers has a long and distinguished history. The program offers graduate education and training in microbial, plant, animal, and human ecology under the direction of an outstanding faculty on three campuses (New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden) and two marine stations (Tuckerton and Bivalve). In addition, graduate study can be undertaken with adjunct faculty at the Institute for Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York. The program provides a broad spectrum of courses and research opportunities to qualified students who seek careers in university teaching and research or opportunities in governmental agencies or private institutions. Members of the faculty actively pursue research in the following areas: conservation biology, ecosystem ecology, evolutionary biology, marine biology, microbial ecology, population and community ecology, population genetics, and restoration ecology.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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