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Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Texas A&M University

  • College Station, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 34
    total students
  • $4,078 | $10,450
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 25%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Pathology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 39
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, letters of recommendation, BS/BA in biological sciences
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, letters of recommendation, BS/BA in biological sciences
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,078
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,450
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,328.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPlant disease control, population biology of plant pathogens, disease epidemiology, molecular genetics of host/parasite interactions
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843
United States

Leland Pierson

Professor and Department Head

Phone: 979-845-8288
Fax: 979-845-6483
Email: lspierson@tamu.edu

Dr. Wo-Bo Shim

Associate Professor

Phone: 979-458-2190
Email: wbshim@tamu.edu



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