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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Iowa

1 College
239 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,749 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in IowaWith 239 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #36 most popular major in Iowa. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.6% were from a college or university in the state.

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.

More Ways to Rank Animal Science Schools

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 Iowa

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

Iowa State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value animal science schools. Iowa State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Ames. Iowa State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Iowa list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Iowa State is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $26,749. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State is about $118,231. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from Iowa State carry an average student debtload of $22,509. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $253, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the The Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 178
Minnesota 128
Kansas 204
Nebraska 102
South Dakota 115
North Dakota 46

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 301
Plant Sciences 139
Agricultural Mechanization 64
International Agriculture 41
Food Science Technology 40

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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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