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Texas A&M University

Department of Animal Science

College Station, TX

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Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Animal Science is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Agriculture (M Agr) Animal science
Master of Science (MS) Animal breeding, animal science
Master of Equine Industry Management (MEIM) Equine industry management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology of reproduction

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
20
Accepted
18
Enrolled
95%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
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 Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

125
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.2%
Black or African American 0.8%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (26)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetic engineering/gene markers, dietary effects on colon cancer, biotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. H. Russell Cross
Professor and Head
Email: hrcross@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-1543
Fax: 979-845-6433

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