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University of Delaware

Department of Food and Resource Economics

Newark, DE

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Overview

University of Delaware / Department of Food and Resource Economics is located in Newark, DE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Agricultural and resource economics
Master of Science (MS) Statistics
Master of Science (MS) Operations research
Master of Arts (MA) Agricultural education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
67%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 52%
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 (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Experimental economics, environmental and resource economics, land use, law and economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
54,224

Location & Contact

Address 210 South College Avenue
Newark, DE  19716
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas W. Ilvento
Phone: 302-831-2000