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Cornell University

Field of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Plant pathology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Plant pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant microbe pathology
Master of Science (MS) Fungal and oomycete biology
Master of Science (MS) Plant microbe pathology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Fungal and oomycete biology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Plant microbe pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fungal and oomycete biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant pathology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology recommended)
Thesis (MS), project paper (MPS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
10
Accepted
8
Enrolled
23%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.57%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 0
Male (30)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant pathology; mycology; molecular plant pathology; plant disease epidemiology, ecological and environmental plant pathology; plant disease epidemiology and simulation modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-3259
Fax: 607-255-4471

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