Application Procedures

 

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Please review the following information carefully as success of your application will depend on submission of the following materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions. More detailed instructions are provided by the Office of Graduate Admissions.
  1. GRADUATE APPLICATION FORM
    APPLY ONLINE As part of the online application, you will identify at least THREE individuals able to assess your previous academic and/or research experience and ability to succeed in graduate studies. Two out of three of these individuals must be from your former academic institution(s). If you were previously enrolled in a graduate program, your graduate advisor should be chosen as one of your evaluators. A decision will not be made regarding admission without these materials - contact Denice Milligan below to monitor your application status.
       
    As part of the application process, you are expected to identify potential major professors to mentor you. See the list of research faculty to assist with this, and email individual faculty for more information and to determine their willingness to mentor you.
  2. APPLICATION FEE
    (Non-refundable and must accompany application)
  3. TRANSCRIPTS
    (One transcript from all colleges and universities attended; do not send until you apply)
  4. TOEFL SCORES
    (if your native language is not English)
  5. GRE SCORES
    Attention International Students: See also the Admission Guide for International Students:
    o Pay particular attention to deadlines
    o Note that additional forms are required

Please contact us if you have questions, or wish to schedule a visit.
Ms. Denice Milligan, dmilliga@utk.edu 865-974-6389
Department of Animal Science
University of Tennessee
2506 River Drive
149 Brehm Bldg
Knoxville, TN 37996-4574