Department of Animal and Food Sciences College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Texas Tech University

Department of Animal and Food Sciences College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
80
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
22%
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)
    • Food Science Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? No
    • 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

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students80
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students80
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNutrition, welfare and behavior, physiology and reproduction, muscle and meat biology, food safety, food security, companion animal, health and well-being
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,437,446

Location & Contact

Department of Animal and Food Sciences

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Texas Tech University

PO Box 42141
Lubbock, TX 79409-2141
United States

Dr. Michael Orth

Chair and Professor

Phone: 806-834-5653
Fax: 806-742-0898
Email: michael.orth@ttu.edu

Ms. Sandra Gellner

Administrative Business Assistant

Phone: 806-834-0608
Fax: 806-742-0898
Email: sandra.gellner@ttu.edu


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