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

1 College
91 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,760 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MississippiAnimal Science is the #40 most popular major in Mississippi with 91 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 6,605 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.4% were from a college or university in the state.

This ranking identifies schools with high-quality animal science programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the animal science program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

More Ways to Rank Animal Science Schools

The animal science school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Animal Science School for Non-Traditional Students in Mississippi

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

Best Animal Science School for Non-Traditional Students


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Mississippi that are best for non-traditional animal science students. Located in the remote town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Mississippi State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Mississippi list.

The student loan default rate at Mississippi State is lower than is typical, just 7.6% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,874 students take at least one class online at Mississippi State. There are roughly 3,265 part time students in attendance at Mississippi State. 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 Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 109
Florida 151
Tennessee 170
North Carolina 262
Virginia 154
South Carolina 108
Alabama 138
Kentucky 59
Arkansas 99
Louisiana 83
West Virginia 80

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 71
Agricultural Production 61
Plant Sciences 48
Food Science Technology 25
Horticulture 23

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Notes and References


*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.

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