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2021 Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Minnesota

2 Colleges
128 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,068 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Animal Science School for You

Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in MinnesotaIn 2018-2019, 128 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Minnesota college or university. This makes it the #61 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.9% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Animal Science in Minnesota ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in animal science. 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.

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.

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 Schools in Minnesota

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for animal science majors.

Best Value Animal Science Schools in Minnesota

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UMN Twin Cities is a very large public school located in the large city of Minneapolis. In addition to being on our best value list, UMN Twin Cities has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Minnesota ranking.

It takes the average student at UMN Twin Cities about 4.2 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $33,989. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UMN Twin Cities is about $143,094. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at UMN Twin Cities accumulate an average of around $18,441 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $192, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Minnesota - Crookston earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMN Crookston is a small public school located in the distant town of Crookston. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UMN Crookston, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Minnesota ranking.

The average student at UMN Crookston graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $16,147. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UMN Crookston is about $66,364. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at UMN Crookston take out while working on their bachelor's is $20,803. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $212.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 178
Iowa 239
Kansas 204
Nebraska 102
South Dakota 115
North Dakota 46

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

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 89
Plant Sciences 59
Food Science Technology 33
Agricultural Production 8
Agricultural Mechanization 5

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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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