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Soil Science

Oregon State University

24 months
Duration
30357 USD/year
30357 USD/year
16191 USD/year
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About

The Crop and Soil Science department at Oregon State University offer graduate programs, with specialization in various fields of soil science, leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Supporting course work is chosen for each student from the basic sciences and other related fields. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • Original research is an essential part of M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Each program is individually designed by the student and his or her graduate committee. The student of the Soil Science program at Oregon State University chooses a major professor and representatives of the major and two minor fields of study.
  • Faculty research specializations in soil science include ecosystem services, forest soils, management of soil nutrients, mineral-organic matter interactions, soil archaeology, soil biogeochemistry, soil microbial ecology, sustainable cropping systems, soil geomorphology, soil genesis, and soil hydrology. Amongst research institutions worldwide, Oregon State campus lands present the most soil diversity for study of associated problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecosystem Services
  • Forest Soils
  • Management Of Soil Nutrients
  • Mineral-organic Matter Interactions
  • Soil Archaeology
  • Soil Biogeochemistry
  • Soil Microbial Ecology
  • Sustainable Cropping Systems
  • Soil Geomorphology
  • Soil Genesis
  • Soil Hydrology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Oregon State University Certification of Finances Form is required of all applicants, regardless of funding source. This includes applicants that have been granted a Teaching or Research Assistantship.
  • Supporting documentation, demonstrating sufficient financial resources for the desired academic program. See below for Acceptable Forms of Financial Documentation
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s Passport and Passport of any dependents (if passport has already been issued – this is used to match the name on the passport and visa documents).
  • Photocopy of Current Visa/I-20 if already in the U.S.  
  • Monetary Amount to Show
  • All international applicants and applicants that did not receive a degree in the U.S. (or other English speaking country) meet the following additional English language proficiency requirements for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30357 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30357 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    16191 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16191 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Corvallis

1397 - 2488 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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