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Kansas State University

Department of Agricultural Economics

Manhattan, KS

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Kansas State University

Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Agricultural Economics is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Agribusiness (MAB)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
30
Accepted
21
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 8th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$42,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 8
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

123
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.25%
Black or African American 4.07%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.81%
Unknown 1.63%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 4
Male (36)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Livestock marketing, biofuels research, natural resources, agribusiness industry, international development and trade
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,878,960

Location & Contact

Address 342 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. Allen Featherstone
Head
Email: afeather@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-4441
Fax: 785-532-6925

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