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The Graduate Program in Plant Biology at The University of Texas at Austin has earned an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching in the plant sciences.

The Plant Biology Program is a consortium of faculty from several sections of the School of Biological Sciences whose research is in one of six areas specializing in plants. These faculty supervise graduate students whose M.A. and Ph.D. degrees are based on empirical research focused on plants.

The Graduate Program in Plant Biology supports graduate students with grants and assistantships in addition to the resources generally available in the Sections of the School of Biological Sciences.

If you are a prospective student, you'll find information here ranging from admission requirements, research areas, faculty profiles and an overview of the extensive research facilities that The University of Texas at Austin has to offer.

Plant Biology images. (Photo credit: Dr. Z. Jeffrey Chen/University of Texas at Austin; Shutterstock images)