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Texas A&M University

Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

College Station, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Soil science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Soil science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
29
Accepted
28
Enrolled
100%

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 March 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline August 1st Not reported No

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

145
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.28%
Black or African American 0.69%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.07%
Unknown 1.38%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Male (24)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soil and crop management, turf grass science, weed science, cereal chemistry, food protein chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. David D. Baltensperger
Department Head
Email: dbaltensperger@ag.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-3041

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