2021 Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Illinois

2 Colleges
156 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,816 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in IllinoisWith 156 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #85 most popular major in Illinois. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.4% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Illinois ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in animal science. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent animal science programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the animal science program at the school. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Illinois

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying animal science.

Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tops the 2021 list of our schools in Illinois that are best for non-traditional animal science students. Located in the city of Champaign, UIUC is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UIUC has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Illinois ranking.

About 1.9% of UIUC students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 12,503 students at UIUC that take at least one class online. There are roughly 6,389 part time students in attendance at UIUC. UIUC does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. SIUC is a large public school located in the city of Carbondale. SIUC also made our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Illinois list, coming in at #2.

There are approximately 2,504 students at SIUC that take at least one class online. 2,431 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Animal Science Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 115
Ohio 203
Indiana 152
Wisconsin 286

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
General Agriculture 397
Agricultural Economics & Business 363
Food Science Technology 183
Agricultural Mechanization 116
Agricultural Production 99

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Billy Hathorn.

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