Ag Econ

Department of Agricultural Economics

The Department of Agricultural Economics has a long tradition of being one of the more relevant and applied departments in the country. Our focus is on solving problems. Students completing degrees have excelled throughout the world in teaching, research, Extension, government service, and business. The department has an environment conducive to considerable interaction among students and where students interact regularly with faculty.

Oklahoma State University is located in a small city with a small town personality. The campus is considered by many to be one of the most attractive in the country, pleasingly landscaped with a consistent Georgian architecture throughout both newer and older buildings. Stillwater is near many lakes and golf courses, with numerous recreational opportunities. The community is friendly, has much affordable housing, and is located only an hour away from two major metropolitan areas, each with an international airport.

Admission and Funding

The application requirements for the Department of Agricultural Economics are as follows:

1. Complete the online application (

2. Contact at least three individuals who are familiar with your academic abilities and ask them to complete a recommendation form for you. (Recommendation Form)

3. Schedule and take the GRE exam.

4. To request funding, complete the assistantship application form. For best consideration for assistantships, applications should be submitted by January 5 for Fall admission and July 1 for Spring admission. (Assistantship/Fellowship Form)

Graduate College
Agricultural Economics Department

  • Graduate Student Handbook
  • Agricultural Economics Faculty Profiles
  • Faculty Research

  • Funding

    Scholarships/fellowships are only available for current students. They include:

  • The Leonard F. Miller Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in International Rural Development
  • The Spielman Scholarship
  • The Leo and Betty Blakley Graduate Fellowship
  • Clem Ward Endowed Scholarship
  • Endowed International Agricultural Economics Fellowship Fund
  • Mapp Fellowship Fund
  • Housing:

    OSU Campus/Stillwater:

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