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Purdue University

Department of Agricultural Economics

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Agricultural Economics is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 10

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

188
Applied
89
Accepted
56
Enrolled
47%

Applying

60
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 April 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

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
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

143
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.1%
Black or African American 2.8%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.7%
Unknown 1.4%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 2
Male (43)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marketing, international trade, policy and development, production, resources
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Jayson L. Lusk
Head of the Graduate Program
Email: jlusk@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4191

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