Take time to read through the deadlines and online admission requirements to ensure that your application is completed and processed in a timely fashion.

Deadlines for Applications

Fall semester - August 1

MAG | Online Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in an agricultural or closely related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 or at least 3.0 GPA on last 60 hours (4-point scale).
  • GRE is NOT required.
  • International students - for all requirements see the International Students - Applicants webpage:
    • Official transcripts, mark sheets, graduation certificates, etc. (with certified English translations) from all colleges and universities attended.
    • Submit Foreign Credential Evaluation of foreign transcripts and documents.
    • Minimum test score: TOFEL (at least 79 iBT) or IELTS (at least 6.0).

Deadline for application: Fall enrollment only, application deadline is August 1 each year.

  • Students who apply after August 1 may be considered for admission.
Note:  The Department of Agricultural Sciences has a secondary application process ("Application for Graduate Studies") that will be sent to the student once they have applied to the University and submitted official transcripts, and it has been determined that the student meets the minimum GPA requirements. The "Application for Graduate Studies" includes reference forms to be completed by two individuals knowledgeable about the applicant and essay questions to be completed by the applicant. Applicants must include an updated vita or resume with their references.