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

  • Orono, ME
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 66%34%
    student ratio
  • 59
    total students
  • $7,524 | $23,112
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 41%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Foods And Nutrition Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
    • Food And Nutrition Sciences 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)
    • Plant, Soil And Environmental Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 78
    • Accepted 32
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 16
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$7,524
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,112
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,970.00
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native6%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty32
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSoil organic matter, sustainable agriculture, crop ecology and management, horticulture, plant pathology, phytochemicals, nutrition education, analytical methods development, food processing, developing healthy foods, nutrients and cardiovascular disease, reproduction, nutrition, cattle, horses, aquaculture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

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

Associate Dean of the Graduate School

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



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