Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD ECOL Fall* December 14, 2021
Master’s MA, MS ECOL Fall* December 14, 2021
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 14, 2021 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Andrew Yates (
Graduate Coordinator Violet Anderson (
Address Curriculum for Environment & Ecology
CB# 3275, 207 Coates Building
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone 919-962-1270
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3 – (Academic References; One can be professional if related to the field)
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

A Statement of Purpose describing your academic goals and interests (approximately 2-3 pages)

Students need to investigate the research areas of our faculty and contact a faculty member with whom they would like to work and see if that person is interested in sponsoring them in the application process.  The student should add this information to the Statement of Purpose when discussing interest areas and goals.

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered.