University of Minnesota - Crookston logo
  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 10k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    Description

    The B.S. in agronomy is a career-oriented program that combines science-based agriculture training and education with a strong liberal arts background to produce graduates skilled in the highly technical fields of agronomic science and crop production. The flexibility of the two tracks, agronomy and crop production enables students to build a thorough understanding of crop science with a concentration in areas such as crop production, agricultural chemicals, fertilizers, integrated pest management, seed conditioning and technology, and other areas related to production and quality in the food and fiber industry.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline Spring: December 26/Fall: August 14 Tuition fee
    • USD 10030 Year (International)
    Start date 2016 Credits 120
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    Experiential learning involves field trips to farms, conditioning plants, and various agricultural businesses as well as campus labs, greenhouses, and growth chambers.
    The Bergland Laboratory houses state-of-the-art equipment for scientific investigation.
    Students gain real-world and research experience with knowledgeable professors.

    Program outcomes - graduates will:

    • Demonstrate appropriate skills necessary for employment in agronomic sciences or crop production
    • Demonstrate skills in general education and management that provide a foundation for the applied curriculum
    • Develop and demonstrate an attitude of continued inquiry and lifelong learning

    USA requirements for international students

    Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

    After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

    Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.


    University requirements


    Program requirements

    Requirements

    Apply to University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) as a freshman if you have earned or attempted fewer than 24 semester or 36 quarter college credits after high school graduation. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for admission. Students who have not been granted a standard high school diploma must pass the GED test before they are admitted as a regular student.

    Application Process:

    • Complete an Application for Admission
    • Submit a $30 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit official high school transcripts
    • Submit ACT or SAT test scores (UMC ACT code 2129)
    • Submit official college transcripts for all college credits attempted or earned

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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