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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Agribusiness Economics

Carbondale, IL

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Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Agribusiness Economics is located in Carbondale, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
58%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 12.5%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 3
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Agricultural finance and credit, agribusiness management, resource use, rural area economic development, marketing and price analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Ira Altman
Chairperson
Email: ialtman@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2430