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Animal Science, Ph.D.

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University rank #14 (QS) , NY,
This program, which emphasizes training for independent research, is aimed at development of competent scientists who have mastered one subject, have adequate knowledge of related subjects, and have demonstrated their ability to plan, undertake, complete, and interpret research.

About

Graduate faculty in the Field of Animal Science include members from the Department of Animal Science, Division of Nutritional Sciences, and the College of Veterinary Medicine.

The field requires one more member on the Special Committee of both M.S. and Ph.D.degree candidates (i.e., three for the M.S., four for the Ph.D.) than is required by the Graduate School. At least one member of the Special Committee must be a member of the faculty in a department other than that of the chairperson. Students in an M.S. or a Ph.D. program are required to assist with the teaching program of the department.

At completion of the Ph.D. degree, a student should be able to:

  • Make an original contribution to the field.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in an area of expertise.
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge across several areas in the field.
  • Follow ethical guidelines for working in the field.
  • Effectively communicate to professional and lay audiences about concepts in the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Animal Science

  • Animal Genetics
  • Animal Genomics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Science
  • Physiology Of Reproduction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Preference is given to applicants whose credentials indicate strong undergraduate preparation both in the animal sciences and in related biological and physical sciences. Applicants are required to submit GRE general test scores.

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • two recommendations
  • GRE general test for native English speakers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
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  • National

    20800 USD/year
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The Graduate School takes great pride in supporting a majority of its graduate students – whether through fellowships, assistantships, or grants.
Our competitive funding package includes tuition, fees, health insurance, and a living allowance or stipend for 97% of on-campus students in research Ph.D. programs.

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