Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, B.Sc. | University of Rhode Island | Kingston, United States
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Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

48 months
Duration
34362 USD/year
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15880 USD/year
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About

The Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at the University of Rhode Island will graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to contribute to sustainable development, production, management, and utilization of terrestrial and aquatic microorganisms, plants and animals by society worldwide.

Overview

About Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems interdisciplinary program at the University of Rhode Island

Students completing this Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems interdisciplinary program at the University of Rhode Island will explore the food chain, from farm to plate to waste and back, emphasizing sustainability, impacts on human health, and resilience from economic, environmental, and societal viewpoints.

Careers

By the time of degree completion students will be uniquely poised to enter the workforce in the growing field of sustainable food systems or pursue management (through governmental and non-governmental agencies) and graduate education/research opportunities addressing the challenges of securing access to safe and affordable food for a growing population.  Our graduates may work in small or large scale food production and harvesting from the land or the sea, finding innovative, healthy and safe ways to distribute and market food, or developing and enforcing policies that ensure food security and safety.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Aquaculture
  • Food from the Sea
  • Food from the Sea Laboratory
  • Issues in Biotechnology
  • Shellfish Aquaculture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Common Application
  • Application fee of $65
  • Official high school transcript (preferably submitted through the Common Application)
  • List of senior courses (admission is contingent upon successful completion of all senior course work and graduation from high school)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (MUST be sent electronically by the testing services: the URI ID code is 3919 for SAT and 3818 for ACT)
  • Essay
  • At least one letter of recommendation (please limit to two). If your school counselor writes your letter of recommendation (which is our preference), there is no need to submit a teacher evaluation/recommendation. Pharmacy applicants are required to provide two letters of recommendation
  • Admitted students are required to submit a final high school transcript showing proof of graduation by July 15.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34362 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34362 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    34362 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34362 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    15880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15880 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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