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University of Maine

School of Food and Agriculture

Orono, ME

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Overview

University of Maine / School of Food and Agriculture is located in Orono, ME, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS)
Master of Science (MS) Horticulture

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

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 General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
28
Accepted
19
Enrolled
56%

Applying

65
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 Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.28%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.84%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutrition education for adults and children, food processing, food safety, sustainable crop and soil management, animal health and nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
489,918

Location & Contact

Address Orono, ME  04469
United States
Contact Dr. Sue Erich
Chair
Phone: 207-581-2947
Fax: 207-581-2770

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