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University of Guelph

Department of Plant Agriculture

Guelph, ON

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Overview

University of Guelph / Department of Plant Agriculture is located in Guelph, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
19
Accepted
17
Enrolled
63%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 30th February 28th Yes
Winter deadline August 31st June 30th Yes
Spring deadline December 24th October 31st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B average during previous 2 years of course work
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum B average

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time - 42
Part-time - 5
Male (39)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant physiology, biochemistry, taxonomy, morphology, genetics, production, ecology, breeding and biotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
12,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 50 Stone Rd E
Guelph, ON  N1G 2W1
Canada
Contact Dr. Rene C. Van Acker
Phone: 519-824-4120

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