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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Massachusetts

1 College
21 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,714 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in MassachusettsIn 2018-2019, 21 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Massachusetts college or university. This makes it the #161 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

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.

More Ways to Rank Animal Science Schools

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Animal Science Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value Animal Science School in Massachusetts

Check out the animal science programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Animal Science School

University of Massachusetts Amherst earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMass Amherst is a very large public school located in the suburb of Amherst. In addition to being on our best value list, UMass Amherst has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Massachusetts ranking.

It takes the average student at UMass Amherst about 4.1 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $36,714. 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 UMass Amherst is $151,996. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from UMass Amherst carry an average student debtload of $21,489. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $249.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the New England Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Connecticut 79
Rhode Island 77
New Hampshire 18
Maine 28
Vermont 83

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 Production 30
Food Science Technology 27
Plant Sciences 27
Horticulture 8
General Agriculture 5

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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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