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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Indiana

1 College
152 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,495 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in IndianaAnimal Science is the #78 most popular major in Indiana with 152 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.3% were from a college or university in the state.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on animal science schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Animal Science Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value Animal Science School in Indiana

The following school tops our list of the Best Animal Science Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Animal Science School


Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value animal science schools. Located in the city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public school with a very large student population. Purdue also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Indiana rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Purdue is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,495. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Purdue is about $124,238. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

On average, animal science graduates from Purdue take out $17,839 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $202, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 115
Ohio 203
Illinois 156
Wisconsin 286

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 154
Agricultural Production 47
Agricultural Mechanization 32
Food Science Technology 22
Agricultural Public Services 13

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Billy Hathorn.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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