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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Montana

1 College
50 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,926 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in MontanaWith 50 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #39 most popular major in Montana. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.8% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country.

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

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.

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 Montana

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

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Montana State University. Located in the remote town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public college with a fairly large student population. MSU Bozeman not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Montana list.

At MSU Bozeman, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,926. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from MSU Bozeman is $157,756. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

On average, animal science graduates from MSU Bozeman take out $21,062 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 $204.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Utah 87
Colorado 74
Idaho 71
Wyoming 57

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 43
Plant Sciences 34
Animal Services 25

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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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