27
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Vermont / Department of Plant and Soil Science is located in Burlington, VT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Agroecology
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Ecological landscape design
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Soil science
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Entomology
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Horticulture
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Plant pathology
Master of Science (MS) Plant and soil science Agronomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant and soil science Agroecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant and soil science Ecological landscape design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant and soil science Soil science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant and soil science Entomology
(Graduate Certificate) Agroecology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
39%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 18.52%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soil chemistry, plant nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 117 Jeffords Hall
63 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT  05405
United States
Contact Dr. Josef Gorres
Coordinator
Email: josef.gorres@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-2630