39
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Washington State University / Department of Horticulture is located in Pullman, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
27%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose/intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose/intent
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.13%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Post-harvest physiology, genetics/plant breeding, molecular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Pullman, WA  99164
United States
Contact Dr. N. Richard Knowles
Chair
Email: rknowles@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-9502
Fax: 509-335-8690