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

2 Colleges
170 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,923 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in TennesseeAnimal Science is the #47 most popular major in Tennessee with 170 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 2.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in animal science. 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.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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

Check out the animal science programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville has taken the #1 spot in this year's animal science ranking for non-traditional students. UT Knoxville is a very large public school located in the city of Knoxville. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UT Knoxville, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Tennessee ranking.

The student loan default rate at UT Knoxville is lower than is typical, just 4.7% of students default in three years. Approximately 9,112 students take at least one class online at UT Knoxville. There are roughly 3,637 part time students in attendance at UT Knoxville. UT Knoxville does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Middle Tennessee State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best animal science schools for non-traditional students. Middle Tennessee State University is a very large public school located in the city of Murfreesboro. Middle Tennessee State University also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Tennessee rankings.

There are approximately 5,857 students at Middle Tennessee State University that take at least one class online. About 5,400 of the students at Middle Tennessee State University are attending 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 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
North Carolina 262
Virginia 154
South Carolina 108
Alabama 138
Kentucky 59
Arkansas 99
Louisiana 83
Mississippi 91
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
General Agriculture 303
Agricultural Economics & Business 95
Plant Sciences 68
Food Science Technology 59
Agricultural Public Services 41

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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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