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Program in Plant Biological Sciences College of Biological Sciences University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

  • Minneapolis, MN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 37
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 39%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 51
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th 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 *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian30%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown24%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty58
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCell and molecular biology; plant physiology; plant structure, diversity, and development; ecology, systematics, evolution and genomics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$14,921,385

Location & Contact

Program in Plant Biological Sciences

College of Biological Sciences
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
United States

Prof. Kathryn VandenBosch

Head

Phone: 612-625-1234
Fax: 612-625-1738
Email: kvandenb@cbs.umn.edu

Prof. Jane Glazebrook

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 612-624-5194
Fax: 612-625-1738
Email: jglazebr@umn.edu



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