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University of Florida

Department of Horticultural Sciences

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Horticultural sciences Environmental horticulture
Master of Science (MS) Horticultural sciences Horticultural sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Horticultural sciences Toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Horticultural sciences Environmental horticulture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Horticultural sciences Horticultural sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 13

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 Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
15
Accepted
10
Enrolled
47%

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 January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 June 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.23%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.62%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Breeding and genetics, crop production and nutrition, organic/sustainable agriculture, physiology and biochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,202,971

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110690
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Rebecca L. Darmell PhD
Professor and Interim Department Chair
Email: rld@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-4789
Fax: 352-392-5653

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