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South Dakota State University

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Brookings, SD

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Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological sciences
Master of Science (MS) Biological sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
50%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Infectious disease, food animal, virology, immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. David H. Zeman
Head
Email: david.zeman@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-5171
Fax: 605-688-6003