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

  • Lubbock, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 56%44%
    student ratio
  • 86
    total students
  • $6,062 | $14,558
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 45%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 57
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 18
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$6,062
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,558
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,655.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNutrition, welfare and behavior, physiology and reproduction, muscle and meat biology, food safety
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,382,468

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: 806-742-2805 ext. 221
Email: sandra.gellner@ttu.edu



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