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University of Florida

Department of Plant Pathology

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Plant Pathology is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant pathology Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Plant pathology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
15
Accepted
10
Enrolled
42%

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
Winter deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 February 1

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 1.92%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Epidemiology, molecular biology of host-parasite interactions, bacteriology, virology, post-harvest diseases
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,918,500

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110680
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Rosemary Loria PhD
Chair
Email: loria@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-4634
Fax: 352-392-6532

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