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University of Florida

Department of Food and Resource Economics

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Food and Resource Economics is located in Gainesville, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Agribusiness
Master of Science (MS) Food and resource economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food and resource economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydrologic sciences
Master of Agribusiness (MAB) Tropical conservation and development
Master of Science (MS) Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Hydrologic sciences
Master of Science (MS) Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Tropical conservation and development
Master of Agribusiness (MAB) Food and resource economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 (combined minimum score of 300 overall, 145 on quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (combined minimum score of 305 overall, 150 on quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
22
Accepted
15
Enrolled
38%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (combined minimum score of 300 overall, 145 on quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, minimum B grade in prerequisites
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (combined minimum score of 305 overall, 150 on quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, minimum B grade in prerequisites

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

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.47%
Black or African American 3.39%
White or Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economics of agriculture marketing, production, international trade, and policy; environmental and resource economics, development economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,816,904

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110240
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Dr. Spiro Stefanou
Professor and Chair
Email: sstefanou@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-7625
Fax: 352-846-0988