Department of Agronomy College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Department of Agronomy College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
30%
70%
student ratio
54
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
51%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Toxicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Agronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Tropical Conservation And Development Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Agroecology Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic Information Systems Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 33
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students54
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students54
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Full-time Percentage78%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInvasive 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

Department of Agronomy

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 110500
Gainesville, FL 32611-0500
United States

Robert Gilbert

Professor and Department Chair

Phone: 352-392-1811
Fax: 352-392-1840
Email: ragilber@ufl.edu

Jerry Bennett

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-294-1591
Fax: 352-392-1840
Email: jmbt@ufl.edu


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