School of Food and Agriculture College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture University of Maine

School of Food and Agriculture College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture University of Maine

Orono, ME
location
Public
type
Small
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
41
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
32%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
    • Plant Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Food And Human Nutrition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Animal Sciences Master of Professional Studies (MPS)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Horticulture Master of Science (MS)
    • Food Science And Human Nutrition Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 61
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native9%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty30
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNutrition education for adults and children, food processing, food safety, sustainable crop and soil management, animal health and nutrition
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,855,074

Location & Contact

School of Food and Agriculture

College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
University of Maine

Orono, ME 04469
United States

Dr. Sue Erich

Chair

Phone: 207-581-2947
Fax: 207-581-2770

Scott Delcourt

Assistant Vice President for Graduate Studies and Senior Associate Dean

Phone: 207-581-3291
Fax: 207-581-3232
Email: graduate@maine.edu


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