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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Michigan

1 College
115 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,866 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in MichiganIn 2018-2019, 115 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Michigan college or university. This makes it the #90 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.7% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country.

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

The animal science school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Animal Science Schools.

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2021 Best Value Animal Science School in Michigan

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

Best Value Animal Science School


Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Our rankings recognize Michigan State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Michigan State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of East Lansing. Michigan State also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Michigan rankings.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Michigan State to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $36,866. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State is about $161,473. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at Michigan State accumulate an average of around $23,302 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $252, 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
Ohio 203
Illinois 156
Indiana 152
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 59
Food Science Technology 35
Plant Sciences 34
Soil Sciences 31
International Agriculture 2

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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.

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