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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Idaho

2 Colleges
71 Bachelor's Degrees
$17,738 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in IdahoAnimal Science is the #46 most popular major in Idaho with 71 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.1% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Idaho ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in animal science. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. Instead, we are looking at those animal science schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, 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 Idaho

The following schools top our list of the Best Animal Science Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Animal Science Schools in Idaho

Our rankings recognize Brigham Young University - Idaho as the #1 school in this year's rankings. BYU - I is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the town of Rexburg. In addition to being on our best value list, BYU - I has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Idaho ranking.

At BYU - I, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 5.0 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $6,396. 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 BYU - I is $31,724. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at BYU - I accumulate an average of around $15,996 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $141, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Idaho is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Moscow. Idaho also made our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Idaho list, coming in at #1.

At Idaho, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,080. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Idaho is $131,151. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

On average, animal science graduates from Idaho take out $23,353 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $244.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Utah 87
Colorado 74
Montana 50
Wyoming 57

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 73
Horticulture 32
Food Science Technology 23
Soil Sciences 19
Plant Sciences 19

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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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