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Animal Science

Arkansas State University

48 months
15860 USD/year
15860 USD/year
8900 USD/year
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The Animal Science program at Arkansas State University involves study of the science and business of producing domestic livestock, such as beef and dairy cattle, swine,poultry, sheep and goats. An animal scientist applies principles of the biological, physical, and social sciences to the problems associated with livestock production, management, and welfare.


Animal Science at Arkansas State University is also concerned with human food (meat, milk, eggs, etc.) produced from domesticated livestock species. The food processing industry is one of the largest industries in the U.S. In addition, Animal Science includes aspects of companion animals (horses, dogs, cats, etc.), including their nutrition, care, and welfare.

Emphasis Areas:

  • Equine Management
  • Pre-veterinary
  • Production and Management

Below is a list of jobs available for qualified Animal Science students:

  • Allied animal industries such as feed and equipment manufacturers, artificial breeding associations, pharmaceutical firms, meat processors, and food distributors employ animal scientists in various technical, managerial, administrative, public relations, and sales positions.
  • Breeding and livestock marketing organizations employ animal scientists as field representatives, managers, consultants, market forecasters, and public relations specialists.
  • Extension educators with animal sciences training find professional teaching positions as state and area livestock specialists and county agricultural agents.
  • Food processors, meat packers, and related industries seek persons with meat science background for positions in management, product and process development, purchasing, quality assurance, technical and consumer services, advertising, and sales.
  • Formal training in the basic animal sciences provides essential background for professional careers in veterinary medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses inculde:

  • Genetic Improvement of Plants and Animals
  • Genetics
  • Animal Science Laboratory
  • Nutritional Management of Domestic Animals
  • Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
  • Current Issues in Animal Agriculture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.3/4.0 on secondary/high school work
  • Incoming international undergraduate students must meet one of the English language proficiency requirements
  • Completed Online Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official ACT/SAT Score
  • Immunization Record (2 MMRs)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7930 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7930 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4450 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Jonesboro

770 - 1180 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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