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Purdue University

Department of Agronomy

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Agronomy is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban 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 17
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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
30%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 1.67%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.33%
Asian 1.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown 1.67%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant genetics and breeding, crop physiology and ecology, agricultural meteorology, soil microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Ronald F. Turco
Head of the Graduate Program
Email: rturco@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4774

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