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M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural and Applied Economics

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

18 months
Duration
30464 USD/year
30464 USD/year
15176 USD/year
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About

The M.S. program in Agricultural and Applied Economics at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign typically requires one and one-half to two years of course work and research. 

Overview

A minimum of 24 graduate semester hours of course work and 8 semester hours of thesis credit culminating in an acceptable thesis are required in this Agricultural and Applied Economics program at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. 

Researching and writing the thesis generally takes six months to one year. The written thesis is then defended before a faculty committee and a seminar is presented to the department.

Key Features 

  • Students admitted to the M.S. program with exceptional credentials may choose to pursue courses of study leading to transfer into the Ph.D. program. 
  • This Straight through M.S. to Ph.D. option involves taking challenging doctoral courses in the first year. Careful planning with a faculty advisor is important. Students who are accepted for transfer discontinue work toward the M.S. degree.

Programme Structure

  • Students admitted to the M.S. program with exceptional credentials may choose to pursue courses of study leading to transfer into the Ph.D. program. 
  • This Straight through M.S. to Ph.D. option involves taking challenging doctoral courses in the first year. Careful planning with a faculty advisor is important. Students who are accepted for transfer discontinue work toward the M.S. degree.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission to the Graduate College and application processing fee. Includes submission of a resumé (not to exceed 750 words) and a personal statement (not to exceed 1000 words). 
  • The resumé should include any academic degrees, non-academic training and employment experience, scholastic and professional memberships, awards, and recognitions, and a list of authored and co-authored publications. 
  • The personal statement needs to include information regarding educational and career goals. The personal statement is particularly important in judging the candidate’s interests in relation to the department’s programs and faculty.
  • Official academic record of all post-secondary level study completed to date. 
  • Three letters of reference, preferably from those familiar with the student’s academic or research experience.
  • GRE general test scores. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30464 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    30464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30464 USD per year during 18 months.
  • In-State

    15176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15176 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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