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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 13.7k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 28k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 230pts.

    Description

    Rather than provide specific options within the major as do other SEBS majors, a unique aspect of the A&FS major is the ability of students to tailor their coursework to meet their specific interests, due to their ability to choose classes of interest from several clusters of specific courses. Depending upon the courses chosen, areas in which a student could focus include controlled-environment and precision agriculture, agricultural policy and entrepreneurship, energy efficiency, and niche agriculture, including agrotourism, community-supported agriculture, and sustainable agriculture.

    The curriculum of this major is expected to continue evolving as additional experience in the delivery of the curriculum's content is gained, and new areas of emphasis are identified. Students can work towards a science or agricultural teacher certification through the five-year joint teacher education program with the Graduate School of Education.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline February, October Tuition fee
    • USD 13683 Year (National)
    • USD 27978 Year (International)
    Start date January,October 2015 Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

    Course Content

    I. School Mission: Interdisciplinary Critical AnalysisII. Introductory Life and Physical SciencesA. Life Sciences
    • General Biology and Lab
    B. Physical Sciences
    • General Chemistry
    • Introduction to Experimentation
    III. Humanities and the Arts
    IV. Multicultural and International Studies
    V. Human Behavior, Economic Systems, and Political Processes
    A. Human Behavior
    B. Economic Systems
    • Principles and Applications of Microeconomics
    C. Political Processes
    VI. Oral and Written Communication
    • Expository Writing or
    • Exposition and Argument and
    • Scientific and Technical Writing or
    • Writing for Biology and the Natural Sciences or
    • Science Writing or
    • Presentation Skills: Advocating for Change
    VII. Experience-Based Education (3 credits)
    • Research Problems in Environmental and Biological Sciences
    VIII. Proficiency in Agriculture and Food Systems

    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.


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    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

    Requirements

    Our primary emphasis is placed on the student’s academic promise as demonstrated by:

    • completion of required entrance subjects
    • academic performance in high school or its equivalent:
    • strength of academic program (number/type of academic, honors, or advanced placement courses completed)
    • grades and grade trends
    • weighted grade-point average(s)
    • cumulative rank, when available
    • SAT and/or ACT scores
    • English Proficiency Examination results, when required

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Alumni Study Travel Fund

      Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

    • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

      The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

    Funding

    Rutgers uses your FAFSA to develop a financial-aid package based on your qualifications, financial need and the funds available to the university. Your package may include any or a combination of these major financial aid sources:

    • Gift aid does not require repayment and is divided into three categories: grants (which recognize financial need) and scholarships and awards (which recognize academic merit, special talents, or other achievements).
    • Loans must be repaid (usually after graduation) and can come from private lenders as well as federal, state and university sources.
    • Work-study allows students to earn money for college expenses while gaining valuable skills - often in their intended field.

    Accreditation

    The Rutgers name is recognized everywhere, and a Rutgers degree makes a great first impression. We’ve built our academic reputation on solid accomplishments:
    • Rutgers is a member—so are Harvard, Yale, and Berkeley—of the prestigious Association of American Universities, the 61 leading research universities in North America.
    • More than 175 Rutgers research centers support pioneering work in stem cells, climate change, DNA analysis, and more.
    • Rutgers’ international reputation draws top students from more than 130 countries and all 50 states.

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