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Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology at George Washington University

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Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology at George Washington University

If you are interested in studying ecology, evolution and systematics biology, you may want to check out the program at George Washington University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Ecology
  • Doctorate Degree in Ecology

GWU Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology Rankings

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in ecology, making the school the #41 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Ecology Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ecology majors at George Washington University.

GWU Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology Master’s Program

79% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 21% of ecology master's degrees went to men and 79% went to women.


Of the students who received a ecology master's degree from GWU, 54% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the ecology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 9% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in ecology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 43
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Careers That Ecology Grads May Go Into

A degree in ecology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Natural Sciences Managers 1,200 $132,310
Medical Scientists 580 $104,280
Biological Scientists 520 $104,460
Biological Science Professors 390 $142,760


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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