We provide our 400+ undergraduate students a variety of options with six concentrations: pre-vet/pre-grad, equine, business management, food science, animal production, and animal biotechnology. These options allow students to gain industry specific experience for a wide variety of animal-related careers.


  • UConn Horses for Sale

    The UConn Department of Animal Science offers a limited number of horses for sale throughout the year. There are several horses currently for sale
  • Summer Riding Practicum Registration Open

    Registration for the summer riding lesson progam is now open! See the available lessons and to reserve your spot today!
  • UConn Dairy Program on Naturally@UConn

    The UConn Dairy Program was featured on the Naturally@UConn blog at the end of March.
  • Now Accepting Graduate Students

    Two labs in the Department of Animal Science are currently seeking graduate students.
  • Animal Science Undergraduate Research Opportunities

    The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduates many opportunities to conduct research outside of the classroom in a variety of areas. Learn what Animal Science labs are currently researching with the help of undergraduate and graduate students here.
  • ANSC Student Newsletter

    Each semester the Department of Animal Science publishes an electronic student newsletter in order to share the latest department news and events; scholarship, job, and internship opportunities; students accomplishments; and reminders of important deadlines to keep our students informed.
  • UConn Morgans

    The Department of Animal Science has a longstanding tradition of breeding, training and showing Morgan horses.

    The Department of Animal Science has created a web page that offers a condensed version of information on the history of Morgan horses at UConn.

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext.
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

George White Building Room 107
Open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu