Department of Animal and Range Sciences College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences South Dakota State University

Department of Animal and Range Sciences College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD
location
Public
type
Small
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
29
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
47%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Animal Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 19
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th April 30th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th August 30th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Full-time Percentage52%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRuminant and nonruminant nutrition, meat science, reproductive physiology, range utilization, ecology genetics, muscle biology, animal production
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Animal and Range Sciences

College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
South Dakota State University

Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007
United States

Dr. Robert Thaler

Head

Phone: 605-688-5849
Fax: 605-688-6170
Email: robert.thaler@sdstate.edu

Dr. Douglas McFarland

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 605-688-5431
Fax: 605-688-6170
Email: douglas.mcfarland@sdstate.edu


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