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Cornell University

Field of Plant Biology

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University

Overview

Cornell University / Field of Plant Biology is located in Ithaca, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Systematic botany
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Systematic botany
Master of Science (MS) Plant morphology, anatomy and biomechanics
Master of Science (MS) Cytology
Master of Science (MS) Plant physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant physiology
Master of Science (MS) Plant cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cytology
Master of Science (MS) Paleobotany
Master of Science (MS) Plant ecology
Master of Science (MS) Plant molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Plant biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Paleobotany
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant morphology, anatomy and biomechanics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in biology (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
16
Accepted
10
Enrolled
23%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in biology (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 610
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 3.03%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 0
Male (35)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant cell biology/cytology; plant molecular biology; plant morphology/anatomy/biomechanics; plant physiology, systematic botany, paleobotany; plant ecology, ethnobotany, plant biochemistry, photosynthesis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-2131