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Mississippi State University

Department of Agricultural Economics

Mississippi State, MS

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Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Agricultural Economics is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Agribusiness Management (MABM)
Master of Science (MS) Agricultural economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis defense
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
11
Accepted
6
Enrolled
58%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 1
Male (18)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Production economics, policy, resource economics, international trade, agribusiness management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5187
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Keith Coble
Professor and Head
Email: coble@aegcon.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-6670
Fax: 662-325-8777