Ecology Colleges and Programs

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This educational program focuses on the scientific study of the relationships and interactions of small-scale biological systems, such as organisms, to each other, to complex and whole systems, and to the physical and other non-biological aspects of their environments. This program typically includes in depth instruction in biogeochemistry; decomposition; landscape and/or marine/aquatic dynamics; biotic and abiotic regulation of nutrient cycles; global and regional elemental budgets; paleoecology; ecosystem disturbance, resilience, and succession; ecophysiology; organismal interactions (competition, co-evolution, predation); community and habitat dynamics; and evolutionary ecology.

The colleges, universities and schools below offer majors and degree programs in Ecology. To learn more about a specific school click on any of the links below.

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608
Phone Number:(828) 262-2000
Website:www.appstate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,372 (15,783 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Averett University

420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
Phone Number:(434) 791-5600
Website:www.averett.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,041 (948 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Bard College at Simon’s Rock

84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702
Phone Number:(413) 644-4400
Website:www.simons-rock.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:459 (459 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

Bennington College

One College Drive, Bennington, VT 05201-6003
Phone Number:(802) 442-5401
Website:www.bennington.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:826 (660 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Brevard College

One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712
Phone Number:(828) 883-8292
Website:www.brevard.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:702 (702 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.brevard.edu
Financial Aid:www.brevard.edu
Online Application:www.brevard.edu

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone Number:(805) 756-1111
Website:www.calpoly.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,553 (19,295 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Colorado State University

102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
Phone Number:(970) 491-1101
Website:www.colostate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:32,047 (24,142 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Phone Number:(212) 854-1754
Website:www.columbia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:25,340 (7,904 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1

Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 6320
Phone Number:(860) 447-1911
Website:www.connecticutcollege.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,103 (2,096 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone Number:(607) 255-2000
Website:www.cornell.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,053 (14,336 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
Phone Number:(217) 581-5000
Website:www.eiu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,259 (10,839 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.eiu.edu/~admissions/
Financial Aid:www.eiu.edu/~finaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/eiu/menu.html

Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Phone Number:(859) 622-1000
Website:www.eku.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,946 (16,149 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.eku.edu/futurestudents
Financial Aid:www.finaid.eku.edu
Online Application:www.eku.edu/futurestudents

Florida Institute of Technology

150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
Phone Number:(321) 674-8000
Website:www.fit.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,224 (7,102 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Georgetown College

400 East College Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
Phone Number:(502) 863-8000
Website:www.georgetowncollege.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,244 (1,476 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:www.georgetowncollege.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.georgetowncollege.edu/admissions/financiala…
Online Application:www.georgetowncollege.edu/admissions/applicatio…

Governors State University

1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484
Phone Number:(708) 534-5000
Website:www.govst.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:7,788 (3,518 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.govst.edu/apply/
Financial Aid:www.govst.edu/AdmissFinAid/t_finaid.aspx?id=922
Online Application:mygsu.govst.edu/ics/Admission/Admissions_Homepa…

Greensboro College

815 W Market St, Greensboro, NC 27401-1875
Phone Number:(336) 272-7102
Website:www.greensborocollege.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,523 (1,404 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.greensborocollege.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.greensborocollege.edu/financialservices/
Online Application:greensborocollege.edu/admissions/apply.cfm

Idaho State University

921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209
Phone Number:(208) 282-2700
Website:www.isu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:19,014 (15,398 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Indiana University-Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7000
Phone Number:(812) 855-4848
Website:www.iub.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,322 (35,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

104 Turpo Industrial Park Rd1, Mercedita, PR 00715-1602
Phone Number:(787) 284-1912
Website:www.ponce.inter.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:No
Student Population:6,391 (6,075 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:ponce.inter.edu/html/admisiones.html
Financial Aid:ponce.inter.edu/html/ayudas_economicas1.html
Online Application:admisiones.inter.edu/

Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2030
Phone Number:(515) 294-5836
Website:www.iastate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:30,331 (23,891 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Kent State University Kent Campus

Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone Number:(330) 672-3000
Website:www.kent.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27,839 (21,046 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Montana State University

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone Number:(406) 994-0211
Website:www.montana.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,278 (11,684 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.montana.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.montana.edu/wwwfa/
Online Application:www.montana.edu/wwwcat/appopts.html

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091
Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078-1015
Phone Number:(405) 744-5000
Website:www.okstate.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,417 (20,382 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Financial Aid:www.okstate.edu/finaid/
Online Application:admissions.okstate.edu/apply/

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544-0070
Phone Number:(609) 258-3000
Website:www.princeton.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,561 (4,985 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Shawnee State University

940 Second St, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone Number:(740) 354-3205
Website:www.shawnee.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,768 (4,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.shawnee.edu/off/adms/index.html
Financial Aid:www.shawnee.edu/off/fa/index.html
Online Application:myssu.shawnee.edu/ics/

Taylor University

236 W Reade Ave, Upland, IN 46989-1001
Phone Number:(765) 998-2751
Website:www.taylor.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,013 (2,013 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

Unity College

90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, ME 4988
Phone Number:(207) 948-3131
Website:www.unity.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:563 (563 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.unity.edu/Admissions/Admissions.aspx
Financial Aid:www.unity.edu/Admissions/Financing/About.aspx
Online Application:www.unity.edu/Admissions/Admissions.aspx

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone Number:(412) 624-4141
Website:www.pitt.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:33,373 (21,693 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.oafa.pitt.edu
Financial Aid:www.oafa.pitt.edu/fahome.aspx
Online Application:www.oafa.pitt.edu/applying.aspx

Western Washington University

516 High St, Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
Phone Number:(360) 650-3000
Website:www.wwu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,895 (15,122 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.admissions.wwu.edu
Financial Aid:www.finaid.wwu.edu
Online Application:www.admissions.wwu.edu/apply