2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region

538 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,350 Avg Salary
$21,869 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in the Middle Atlantic RegionAnimal Science is the #65 most popular major in the country with 6,605 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 538 went to students in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking analyzed 6 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in animal science.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Animal Science Majors

After graduation, animal science majors from schools in the Middle Atlantic Region earn an average salary of $28,350 per year. That's not so great, since it is 29% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $28,954 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in animal science.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region  28,350
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56,800
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
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56,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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56,800

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in the Middle Atlantic Region

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid animal science majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in the Middle Atlantic Region

University of Maryland - College Park landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid animal science school. UMCP is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of College Park. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,400.

While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at UMCP accumulate an average of around $18,551 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $181, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. DelVal is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Doylestown. Animal Science majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,000.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at DelVal take out while working on their bachelor's is $25,132. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $270.

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Rutgers University - New Brunswick earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large public school located in the small city of New Brunswick. Students who receive their bachelor's in animal science from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $27,400.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from Rutgers New Brunswick carry an average student debtload of $22,676. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $262.

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University of Delaware earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Newark, UD is a public college with a very large student population.

After completing their bachelor's degree, animal science graduates from UD carry an average student debtload of $23,074. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $259.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Penn State University Park is a very large public school located in the small city of University Park. Students who receive their bachelor's in animal science from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $27,200.

The average amount in student loans that animal science majors at Penn State University Park take out while working on their bachelor's is $23,006. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $266, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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SUNY Cobleskill

Cobleskill, NY

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to SUNY Cobleskill. SUNY Cobleskill is a small public school located in the town of Cobleskill. Students who receive their bachelor's in animal science from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $26,800.

On average, animal science graduates from SUNY Cobleskill take out $22,455 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $237, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in animal science from the school is $26,300.

Animal Science majors at Cornell take out an average of $11,393 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $114.

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Best Animal Science Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 170
Pennsylvania 266 173
Maryland 197 72
New Jersey 189 106
Delaware 125 17

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 417
General Agriculture 227
Food Science Technology 178
Plant Sciences 157
Horticulture 96

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Notes and References

  • 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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