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Purdue University

Department of Horticulture

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Horticulture is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
25%

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 May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st 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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.45%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.45%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 1
Male (23)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Floral scent and plant volatile biosynthesis, mineral nutrient utilization from cellular to global scales, hormone signaling and transport, regulation of plant architecture and reproduction, plant cell cycle regulation, water utilization and stress responses, sustainable biofuel production, enhancement of salt tolerance in crop plants, natural genetic variation, plant epigenetics, mechanisms of heterosis, hybridization and species breeding barriers
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Hazel Y. Wetzstein
Head of the Graduate Program
Email: hwetzste@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-1306

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