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Washington State University

Department of Animal Sciences

Pullman, WA

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Overview

Washington State University / Department of Animal Sciences is located in Pullman, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
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 Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral and written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
4
Accepted
2
Enrolled
21%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, department questionnaire
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.17%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 3
Male (16)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Animal genomics, nutrition, reproduction, muscle biology and growth
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,464,000

Location & Contact

Address Pullman, WA  99164
United States
Contact Dr. Margaret Benson
Professor and Chair
Email: m_benson@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-5523
Fax: 509-335-1082

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