B.Sc. On Campus

Animal Science

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

48 months
830 USD/credit 24900 USD/year
830 USD/credit 24900 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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The field of Animal Science  at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln encompasses the sciences related to animals and their contributions and interactions with humans. 


About this Degree

The core curriculum of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln gives students a balanced education in animal science, biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, communications, and humanities and social sciences.


Each animal science student studies a core curriculum that provides a comprehensive look at animal biological systems, use of animal products, and current issues and careers in the animal industries. In addition to the core, there are seven different options from which students can choose an area of focus that meets their own individual interests and career objectives. These options include:

  • Animal Biology and Biotechnology Option
  • Business and Communications Option
  • Companion Animal Science Option
  • Equine Science Option
  • Food Animal Production and Management Option
  • Meat Science Option
  • Veterinary Animal Science Option

Programme Structure


  • Animal Science Major Orientation Seminar
  • Professional Development for Careers in Animal Science
  • Animal Nutrition and Feeding
  • Animal Systems Analysis
  • Genetics
  • Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    24900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 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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