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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Applied Plant Sciences

St. Paul, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Applied Plant Sciences is located in St. Paul, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
12
Accepted
11
Enrolled
19%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 5th December 5th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.54%
Black or African American 1.54%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Weed science, horticulture, crop management, sustainable agriculture, biotechnology, plant breeding
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 1991 Upper Buford Circle
411 Borlaug Hall
St. Paul, MN  55108
United States
Contact Dr. James Anderson
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: ander319@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-9763
Fax: 612-625-1268

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