Program in Soil Science College of Agriculture, Food and Environment University of Kentucky

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Soil Science (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.
Application Fee:
$50 ($65 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 35. 7 Applicants, 29% Accepted, 2 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
7 Full-Time (2 Women), 1 (Woman) Part-Time, 3 International.


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

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2008&Ndash;09, 7 Students Received Support, Including 1 Fellowship With Full Tuition Reimbursement Available (Averaging $3,750 Per Year), 7 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $18,000 Per Year); Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, 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. Mark Coyne
Director of Graduate Studies
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-257-4202
Fax: 859-257-3655

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

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