24
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez / Department of Animal Science is located in Mayagüez, PR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
8
Accepted
4
Enrolled
67%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 100%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
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 (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time (22)
Part-time (2)
Male (17)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Swine production and nutrition, poultry production, dairy science and technology, microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Mayagüez, PR  00681-9000
United States
Contact Mr. Jos?® R LaTorre PhD
Director
Email: jose.latorre1@upr.edu
Phone: 787-265-3854 ext. 2467
Fax: 787-834-4548