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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Plant, Soil, and General Agriculture

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Plant, Soil, and General Agriculture is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
45%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
89%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 8
Male (19)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Herbicides, fertilizers, agriculture education, landscape design, plant breeding
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Jones
Interim Chair
Email: kljones@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2469