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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Wisconsin

3 Colleges
286 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,371 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in WisconsinAnimal Science is the #36 most popular major in Wisconsin with 286 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 4.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Wisconsin ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in animal science. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those animal science schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Animal Science Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Value Animal Science Schools in Wisconsin

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for animal science majors.

Best Value Animal Science Schools in Wisconsin

Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - River Falls as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UW - River Falls is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of River Falls. UW - River Falls also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Wisconsin rankings.

It takes the average student at UW - River Falls about 4.4 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $20,058. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UW - River Falls is $88,656. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

Animal Science majors at UW - River Falls take out an average of $19,360 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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University of Wisconsin - Platteville earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Platteville is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of Platteville. UW - Platteville not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Wisconsin list.

It takes the average student at UW - Platteville about 4.7 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $20,335. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UW - Platteville is $94,761. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at UW - Platteville take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,156. 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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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Madison as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Wisconsin is a very large public school located in the city of Madison. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Wisconsin, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Wisconsin ranking.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at Wisconsin to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $38,721. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Wisconsin is about $167,662. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

Animal Science majors at Wisconsin take out an average of $20,254 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $218.

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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
Indiana 152

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 165
Plant Sciences 76
Agricultural Public Services 56
Food Science Technology 38
Soil Sciences 33

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools 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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