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Program in Plant and Soil Sciences College of Natural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Degrees & Award


Programs Offered:
Offers Plant And Soil Sciences (MS, Phd); Soil Science (MS).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis Or Alternative; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.

Admissions


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based; 80 Ibt), IELTS (Minimum Score 6.5).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 1/7 For Domestic And International Students; For Spring Admission, 10/1 For Domestic And International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
$50 ($65 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 33. 35 Applicants, 57% Accepted, 17 Enrolled.

Student Body


Student Population:
24 Full-Time (12 Women), 21 Part-Time (13 Women); Includes 4 Minority (1 African American, 1 Asian American Or Pacific Islander, 2 Hispanic Americans), 18 International.

Financial Aid


Financial Aid:
Fellowships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Research Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Teaching Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, Health Care Benefits, Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/7.

Location & Contact


Contact Info
Dr. Geunhwa Jung
Graduate Program Director
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: 413-545-1059
Fax: 413-545-2115

Contact Info
Lindsay DeSantis
Interim Supervisor of Admissions
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: 413-545-0722
Fax: 413-577-0010


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