Our Programs

Why choose Animal Science at the University of Arkansas?

 Studying animal science prepares you for a career that can take you any direction you choose, and our department at the University of Arkansas offers you the ideal starting point for that career.

Three undergraduate concentrations prepare graduates for positions of leadership and responsibility in the production of beef and dairy cattle, swine, horses, sheep and companion animals. Additionally, coursework in meat science, breeding, nutrition, animal health and physiology is available to refine academic experiences to match interests and prepare students for careers in the industry or placement into graduate, professional or veterinary school. 


Students work as a team on their anatomy lab

Undergraduate Program

The Department of Animal Science offers three concentrations within its undergraduate program, along with two minors for students outside the department.

Grad student conducting research


The Department of Animal Science offers multiple disciplines across various species that provide broad training in fundamental and translational animal biology.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Interested in
Vet School?

While Arkansas doesn't have an in-state veterinary school, our department has an excellent acceptance rate for graduates interested in attending. Learn more about requirements and admission.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Need some help and information on paying for college? The Department of Animal Science offers various scholarship opportunities that all students are encouraged to apply for.