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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Mississippi

1 College
91 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,760 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in MississippiAnimal Science is the #40 most popular major in Mississippi with 91 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.4% were from a college or university 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.

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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.

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2021 Best Value Animal Science School in Mississippi

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


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Mississippi State University. Located in the remote town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Mississippi State also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Mississippi rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Mississippi State is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $28,760. This means that the average student pays around $130,570 to get a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at Mississippi State take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,580. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $240.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 109
Florida 151
Tennessee 170
North Carolina 262
Virginia 154
South Carolina 108
Alabama 138
Kentucky 59
Arkansas 99
Louisiana 83
West Virginia 80

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 52
Plant Sciences 43
Agricultural Production 25
Food Science Technology 25
General Agriculture 15

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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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