Program in Applied Plant Sciences College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Applied Plant Sciences College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

St. Paul, MN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
37%
63%
student ratio
65
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 5
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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 Required and Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 62
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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 5th December 5th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown-1%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchWeed science, horticulture, crop management, sustainable agriculture, biotechnology, plant breeding
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$8,000,000

Location & Contact

Program in Applied Plant Sciences

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

1991 Upper Buford Circle 411 Borlaug Hall
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Dr. James Anderson

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 612-625-9763
Fax: 612-625-1268
Email: ander319@umn.edu

Lynne Medgaarden

Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 612-625-4742
Fax: 612-625-1268
Email: medga001@umn.edu


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