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2021 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Washington

Animal Science is a popular major and Washington is the 40th most popular state for students studying this major. 76 of the 7,614 Animal Science degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in Washington. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Washington ranking analyzed 1 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in animal science. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Animal Science students in Washington.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Washington Your choice of animal science school matters. Important measures of a quality animal science program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

Animal Science graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. Recent animal science graduates from Washington colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $28,300 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Animal Science students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other animal science students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized animal science related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Animal Science students in Washington.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Washington

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Animal Science degree.

Best Animal Science Colleges in Washington

Any student pursuing a degree in animal science needs to check out Washington State University. Located in the town Pullman, Wazzu is a public college with a very large student population.

Soon after graduation, animal science students typically earn about $28,300 at the beginning of their careers.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 316 741
Oregon 252 88
Hawaii 162 27

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Horticulture 316
Agricultural Production 164
Plant Sciences 55
Agricultural Economics & Business 36
General Agriculture 33

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Billy Hathorn. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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