2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arkansas
Finding the Best Animal Science School for You
With 99 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #39 most popular major in Arkansas. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.5% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.
For this year's Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arkansas ranking, we looked at 1 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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 graduating, animal science majors that go to school in Arkansas go on to jobs making an average of $31,700 per year. Unfortunately, that is 20% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.
Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in animal science is $28,954. This means that degree holders from schools in Arkansas make 9% more than their countrywide peers.
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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Arkansas
Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arkansas
University of Arkansas comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UARK is a very large public school located in the city of Fayetteville. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, animal science majors make an average salary of $31,700.
On average, animal science graduates from UARK take out $17,783 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $193, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Arkansas State University - Main Campus. Located in the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a public school with a large student population.
While working on their bachelor's, animal science majors at Arkansas State University - Main Campus accumulate an average of around $22,690 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $253, based on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Animal Science Related Rankings by Major
Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.
Most Popular Majors Related to Animal Science
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||259|
|Agricultural Public Services||22|
|Food Science Technology||22|
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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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