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University of California, Riverside

Department of Botany and Plant Sciences

Riverside, CA

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University of California, Riverside

Overview

University of California, Riverside / Department of Botany and Plant Sciences is located in Riverside, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology Plant genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology Plant ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology Plant cell, molecular, and developmental biology

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
Comprehensive exams or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Winter deadline November 15th September 1st No
Spring deadline March 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

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Total Graduate Students
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Research

Focus of faculty research: Agricultural plant biology; biochemistry and physiology; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; ecology, evolution, systematics and ethnobotany; genetics, genomics and bioinformatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA  92521-0102
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Springer
Chair
Phone: 951-827-5785

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