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Doctoral Degree in Animal Sciences

Admission Criteria

Application deadline: Rolling

  • Approval of adviser
  • M.S. degree (with thesis) preferred

Minimum GRE scores

When did you take the GRE? Verbal Quantitative
Prior to August 1, 2011 400 550
On or after August 1, 2011 146 146

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet -based 80 17 17 17 17
TOEFL Paper-based 550 52 52 N/A 52
IELTS Academic 6.5 6 6 6 6

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.  
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Animal Sciences Program

  • Official GRE score report
  • Statement of career objectives
  • 3 reference letters
  • Resume

Admission Contact Information

Gloria Johnson
S109 ASRC
920 E. Campus Drive
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-8336
Animal Sciences Website