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Texas A&M University

Department of Horticultural Sciences

College Station, TX

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Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Horticultural Sciences is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Horticulture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Horticulture
Master of Agriculture (M Agr) Horticulture

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Professional internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
92%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 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: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.69%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.92%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Male (13)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant breeding, molecular biology, plant nutrition, post-harvest physiology, plant physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. Dan Lineberger
Professor and Head
Email: dan-lineberger@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-5278
Fax: 979-845-0627

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