Who We Are
The Department of Agricultural Economics houses over 150 students and more than 50 graduate faculty members. We offer one of the largest and most diverse graduate agricultural economics programs in the country. Thanks to the large and diverse student body hailing from more than 15 states and over 20 countries, students have the ability to collaborate and learn from others with different cultural backgrounds and various knowledge bases. The program is typically 45% Ph.D. students, 20% Master of Science students, and 35% Master of Agribusiness students. Approximately 60% of our full-time graduate students are funded through departmental assistantships and scholarships, University fellowships and scholarships, and research grants.
Degree Programs and Areas of Research
We offer a variety of research areas including:
- Markets and Information Economics
- Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
The three degree programs are:
- Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics
- M.S. in Agricultural Economics (Thesis/Non-Thesis)
- Master of Agribusiness
TOEFL and GRE Tests at home
In light of global testing postponements due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Educational Testing Service is currently offering TOEFL and GRE testing at home on a temporary basis. Please see the embedded links for more information and feel free to share with your students.