69
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Agronomy is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Agroecology
Master of Science (MS) Geographic information systems
Master of Science (MS) Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Agronomy
Master of Science (MS) Agronomy

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
16
Accepted
12
Enrolled
48%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
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 January 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.45%
Asian 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.45%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Male (30)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Invasive and aquatic weed ecology, grassland ecology and management, genomics and molecular genetics, plant drought stress tolerance, sustainable food production systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,795,619

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110500
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Robert Gilbert PhD
Professor and Department Chair
Email: ragilber@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-1811
Fax: 352-392-1840