B.Sc. On Campus

Animal Sciences

The Ohio State University

48 months
36430 USD/year
33502 USD/year
11508 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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By taking the Animal Sciences program from The Ohio State University students will receive a firm foundation in the basic science disciplines, which include population and molecular genetics, nutrition, physiology (lactational, reproductive and growth), biotechnology, behavior, management, and welfare. 


Animal science is the study of the basic principles of science and their application to the biological, economic and environmental aspects of livestock and poultry production, companion and recreational animals, and the processing of animal products.

Admitted students who indicate Animal Sciences program from The Ohio State University as a major on their applications are directly enrolled into the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 

Possible careers

Students may prepare themselves for a variety of careers in science, business, or even communications and education. Graduates find employment in research laboratories, biotechnical industries, chemical/pharmaceutical companies, genetics and nutrition companies, allied industry associations, government agencies, and in meat science/food processing organizations. 

Many students continue their education for a professional or graduate degree. Veterinary medicine and graduate studies in the animal sciences are the two most common pursuits for further education, but students can continue their study in law, human medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing and optometry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Handling
  • Introduction to Animal Sciences 
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Animal Health
  • Applied Animal Bioscience Laboratory
  • Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


121 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of university preparatory courses
  • High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA 
  • Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores 
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
  • Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service) 
  • Status as a first-generation university student 
  • High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36430 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33502 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11508 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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