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Kansas State University

Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources

Manhattan, KS

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Kansas State University

Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Horticulture and natural resources Horticulture and natural resources
Master of Science (MS) Horticulture and natural resources Urban food systems
Master of Science (MS) Horticulture and natural resources Horticulture and natural resources

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
14
Accepted
11
Enrolled
61%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 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: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental stress, phytochemicals and health, postharvest technology, sustainable production, turf grass science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,212,934

Location & Contact

Address 2021 Throckmorton Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. Candice Shoemaker
Head
Email: cshoemake@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6170
Fax: 785-532-6949