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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in North Carolina

2 Colleges
262 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,562 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in North CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 262 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a North Carolina college or university. This makes it the #46 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.0% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in North Carolina ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in animal science. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on animal science schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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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 North Carolina

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

Best Value Animal Science Schools in North Carolina

North Carolina State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value animal science schools. NC State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Raleigh. As a testament to the quality of education offered at NC State, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in North Carolina ranking.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at NC State to complete their degree, and it costs about $28,493 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the NC State is $124,799. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

Animal Science majors at NC State take out an average of $19,663 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $213, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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North Carolina A & T State University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. NC A&T is a large public school located in the large city of Greensboro. In addition to being on our best value list, NC A&T has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in North Carolina ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at NC A&T is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,630. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from NC A&T is $95,723. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from NC A&T carry an average student debtload of $29,593. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $322.

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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
Virginia 154
South Carolina 108
Alabama 138
Kentucky 59
Arkansas 99
Louisiana 83
Mississippi 91
West Virginia 80

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 124
General Agriculture 62
Food Science Technology 51
Plant Sciences 32
Agricultural Production 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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