Department of Animal Sciences College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Department of Animal Sciences College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
44
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 31
fall application deadline
37%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Animal Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Animal Molecular And Cellular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? 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

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 45
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 31st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline September 1st August 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 31st December 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino25%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchImproving the quality, preservation and utilization of livestock feeds; reducing effects of stress on embryonic function, growth and lactation; optimizing muscle growth and composition and meat palatability and quality; improving lactation performance, health and fertility of beef and dairy cows; genetic and genomic analysis of production, reproduction, and health traits in livestock
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,605,354

Location & Contact

Department of Animal Sciences

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910
United States

Geoffrey Dahl

Professor and Department Chair

Phone: 352-392-1981
Fax: 352-392-5595
Email: gdahl@ufl.edu

Adegbola Adesogan

Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-392-7527
Email: adesogan@ufl.edu


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