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

1 College
102 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,697 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Animal Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in NebraskaAnimal Science is the #42 most popular major in Nebraska with 102 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

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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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Animal Science Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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

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 Nebraska - Lincoln has taken the #1 spot in this year's animal science ranking for non-traditional students. UNL is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Lincoln. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UNL has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Nebraska ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.5%. Approximately 10,178 students take at least one class online at UNL. There are roughly 3,629 part time students in attendance at UNL. 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 Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 178
Minnesota 128
Iowa 239
Kansas 204
South Dakota 115
North Dakota 46

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
Agricultural Economics & Business 277
Plant Sciences 139
Food Science Technology 82
Agricultural Production 66
General Agriculture 60

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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.
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