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Texas A&M University

Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

College Station, TX

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Texas A&M University

Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Soil and Crop Sciences is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Soil science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Soil science
Master of Science (MS) Agronomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Agronomy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
16
Accepted
15
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline August 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

140
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 1.43%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.14%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Male (29)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soil and crop management, turf grass science, weed science, cereal chemistry, food protein chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. David D. Baltensperger
Department Head
Email: dbaltensperger@ag.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-3041