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2021 Best Animal Science Colleges for Veterans in Tennessee

2 Colleges
170 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,922 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Animal Science Schools for Vets

Best Animal Science Colleges for Veterans in TennesseeAnimal Science is the #47 most popular major in Tennessee with 170 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.6% of all the animal science bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Animal Science Colleges for Veterans 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 veteran support.

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

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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 Veterans list, to help you choose the best school for you.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. 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 Schools for Veterans in Tennessee

The colleges and universities below are the best for vets studying animal science.

Best Animal Science Schools for Veterans

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UT Knoxville is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Knoxville. UT Knoxville not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Tennessee list.

Of the 28,894 students enrolled at UT Knoxville, 1,026 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 716 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,916. During this same period, 6 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. 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 rankings for best value animal science schools. Middle Tennessee State University is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Murfreesboro. In addition to being on our best for vets list, Middle Tennessee State University has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Animal Science in Tennessee ranking.

Our most recent data shows that 1,239 of the 21,631 students enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University were GI Bill® students, of which 951 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $8,991. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Vets Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools for Vets 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.

Majors Similar to Animal Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 286
Agricultural Economics & Business 76
Plant Sciences 51
Food Science Technology 45
Soil Sciences 40

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

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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