Department of Plant Sciences College of the Environment and Life Sciences University of Rhode Island

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Entomology (MS, Phd); Plant Sciences (MS, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis Optional; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE, 2 Letters Of Recommendation. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/15 For Domestic Students, 2/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 11/15 For Domestic Students, 7/15 For International Students.
Application Fee:

Student Body

Student Population:
7 Full-Time (4 Women), 7 Part-Time (3 Women).


10 Full-Time (2 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2011&Ndash;12, 3 Teaching Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $11,578 Per Year) Were Awarded. Financial Award Application Deadline: 7/15; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. David Bengtson
Interim Chair
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2668
Fax: 401-874-2494

Contact Info
Dr. Thomas Mather
Director of Graduate Studies
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-5616
Fax: 401-874-2494

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