Department of Plant Physiology College of Agriculture, Food and Environment University of Kentucky

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Plant Physiology (Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate, GRE General Test, Minimum Graduate GPA Of 3.0, Undergraduate 2.75. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/17 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 2/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 12/13 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 6/15 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
$50 ($65 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 32. 11 Applicants, 0% Accepted, 0 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
16 Full-Time (7 Women), 1 Part-Time; Includes 1 Minority (African American), 10 International.


48 Full-Time (4 Women), 8 Part-Time/Adjunct (0 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2008&Ndash;09, 16 Students Received Support, Including 2 Fellowships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $3,625 Per Year), 16 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $18,000 Per Year); Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available, Federal Work-Study, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, Health Care Benefits, Tuition Waivers (Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/15; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Arthur G. Hunt
Director of Graduate Studies
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-257-5020 Ext. 80776
Fax: 859-257-7125

Contact Info
Dr. Brian Jackson
Senior Associate Dean
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-257-4667
Fax: 859-257-4676

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