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

2 Colleges
71 Bachelor's Degrees
$17,738 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in IdahoWith 71 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, animal science is the #46 most popular major in Idaho. This means that 1.1% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Idaho ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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 Idaho

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

Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Brigham Young University - Idaho has taken the #1 spot in this year's animal science ranking for non-traditional students. BYU - I is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Rexburg. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, BYU - I has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Idaho ranking.

About 3.4% of BYU - I students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 21,053 students at BYU - I are exclusively online. 24,006 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best animal science schools for non-traditional students. Located in the town of Moscow, U of I is a public college with a large student population. U of I did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Idaho list.

The student loan default rate at U of I is lower than is typical, just 5.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,751 students take at least one class online at U of I. 3,405 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 Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Utah 87
Colorado 74
Montana 50
Wyoming 57

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 85
Horticulture 43
Food Science Technology 31
Plant Sciences 29
Agricultural Production 21

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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.
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