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New Mexico State University

Department of Animal and Range Sciences

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Animal and Range Sciences is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Animal science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Animal science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Range science
Master of Agriculture (M Ag) Agriculture Domestic animal biology
Master of Science (MS) Range science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Seminar, experimental statistics
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Research tool

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
58%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (MS), 3 reference letters, personal statement, resume, BS in animal science
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.2, MS with thesis, 3 reference letters, personal statement, resume, BS in animal science

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.08%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.56%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reproductive physiology, ruminant nutrition, nutrition toxicology, range ecology, land use hydrology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,320,411

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30003, MSC 3-I
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Shanna Ivey
Department Head
Email: sivey@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-2514
Fax: 575-646-5441

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