Department of Animal and Range Sciences College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of Animal and Range Sciences College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
33
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
32%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Animal Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Master of Agriculture (M Ag)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (MS), 3 reference letters, personal statement, and resume, BS in animal science
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum graduate GPA of 3.2, MS with thesis, 3 reference letters, personal statement, and resume, BS in animal science
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Full-time Percentage73%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino33%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchReproductive physiology, ruminant nutrition, nutrition toxicology, range ecology, land use hydrology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,039,844

Location & Contact

Department of Animal and Range Sciences

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
New Mexico State University

MSC 3-I, PO Box 30003
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States

Dr. Dennis Hallford

Interim Head

Phone: 575-646-1004
Fax: 575-646-5441
Email: dhallfor@nmsu.edu

Jenny Castillo

Graduate Advising

Phone: 575-646-2515
Fax: 575-646-5441
Email: cjenny@nmsu.edu


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