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2021 Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Rhode Island

1 College
77 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,346 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Rhode IslandIn 2018-2019, 77 bachelor's degrees were awarded to animal science students who went to a Rhode Island college or university. This makes it the #46 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.2% were from a college or university in the state.

The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great animal science programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the animal science program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Animal Science School for Non-Traditional Students in Rhode Island

The following school tops our list of the Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Animal Science School for Non-Traditional Students

University of Rhode Island tops the 2021 list of our schools in Rhode Island that are best for non-traditional animal science students. Located in the suburb of Kingston, URI is a public school with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, URI has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Rhode Island ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.4%. There are approximately 3,055 students at URI that take at least one class online. 3,456 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Animal Science Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 21
Connecticut 79
New Hampshire 18
Maine 28
Vermont 83

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Horticulture 15
Animal Services 12
Agricultural Production 5

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

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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