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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arkansas

99 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,700 Avg Salary
$21,486 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Animal Science School for You

Highest Paid Animal Science Graduates in ArkansasWith 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.

Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools in Arkansas  31,700
Average Salary for Animal Science Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,954
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Animal Science Grads in Arkansas

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid animal science graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Animal Science Graduates in Arkansas


University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

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.

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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.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 109
Florida 214 151
Tennessee 209 170
North Carolina 207 262
Virginia 206 154
South Carolina 188 108
Alabama 183 138
Kentucky 177 59
Louisiana 163 83
Mississippi 158 91
West Virginia 142 80

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 259
Plant Sciences 38
Agricultural Public Services 22
Food Science Technology 22
Agricultural Production 19

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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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