Mississippi State, MS
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
26
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
33%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Agricultural Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [animal dairy sciences]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [animal nutrition]
    • Life Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [animal physiology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [genetics]
    • Agriculture Master of Science (MS) [animal nutrition]
      Master of Science (MS) [animal science]
    • Agricultural Life Sciences Master of Science (MS) [animal physiology]
      Master of Science (MS) [genetics]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some, Thesis Required and written proposal of intended research area
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and written proposal of intended research area
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 575 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student27%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEcology and population dynamics, physiology, biochemistry and behavior, systematics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Mississippi State University

PO Box 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762
United States

Dr. John Blanton

Professor and Head

Phone: 662-325-2935
Fax: 662-325-8873
Email: jblanton@ads.msstate.edu

Marina Hunt

Admissions and Enrollment Assistant

Phone: 662-325-5188
Email: mhunt@grad.msstate.edu


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