Department of Animal Sciences College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Washington State University

Department of Animal Sciences College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Washington State University

Pullman, WA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
21%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Animal Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 0
    • * 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

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 19
    • Accepted 4
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, and 3 letters of recommendation, department questionnaire
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

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 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, teaching assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native8%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAnimal genomics, nutrition, reproduction, muscle biology and growth
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,464,000

Location & Contact

Department of Animal Sciences

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
Washington State University

Pullman, WA 99164
United States

Dr. Margaret Benson

Professor and Chair

Phone: 509-335-5523
Fax: 509-335-1082
Email: m_benson@wsu.edu

Graduate School Admissions

Phone: 800-GRADWSU
Fax: 509-335-1949
Email: gradsch@wsu.edu


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