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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Alabama

2 Colleges
138 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,193 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in AlabamaAnimal Science is the #56 most popular major in Alabama with 138 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.1% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Alabama ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Animal Science Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Go ahead and give it a try, or bookmark the link so you can check it out later.

2021 Best Value Animal Science Schools in Alabama

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

Best Value Animal Science Schools in Alabama

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Auburn University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value animal science schools. Auburn is a very large public school located in the small city of Auburn. Auburn did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Alabama list.

It takes the average student at Auburn about 4.4 years to graduate, and it costs about $38,983 per year to attend the school. 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 Auburn is $171,915. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

Animal Science majors at Auburn take out an average of $21,735 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $223.

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#2

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Tuskegee, Tuskegee is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Tuskegee, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Alabama ranking.

The average student at Tuskegee graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $35,403. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Tuskegee be around $149,755. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

On average, animal science graduates from Tuskegee take out $34,542 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $363.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 109
Florida 151
Tennessee 170
North Carolina 262
Virginia 154
South Carolina 108
Kentucky 59
Arkansas 99
Louisiana 83
Mississippi 91
West Virginia 80

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 66
Plant Sciences 40
General Agriculture 15
Food Science Technology 8
Animal Services 7

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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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