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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Plant Biological Sciences

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Plant Biological Sciences is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written and oral preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
20
Accepted
7
Enrolled
39%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 29.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 24.32%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 0
Male (41)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell and molecular biology; plant physiology; plant structure, diversity, and development; ecology, systematics, evolution and genomics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
14,921,385

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Prof. Kathryn VandenBosch
Head
Email: kvandenb@cbs.umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-1234
Fax: 612-625-1738