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Kansas State University

Department of Animal Sciences and Industry

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Animal Sciences and Industry is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Meat science
Master of Science (MS) Physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology
Master of Science (MS) Monogastric nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Genetics
Master of Science (MS) Ruminant nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Meat science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ruminant nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Monogastric nutrition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
30%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.63%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 53
Part-time - 7
Male (44)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Animal nutrition, animal physiology, meat science, animal genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,701,264

Location & Contact

Address 232 Weber
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. Ken Odde
Head
Email: kenodde@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-1227
Fax: 785-532-2461