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2020 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Indiana

Animal Science is a popular major and Indiana is the 18th most popular state for students studying this major. 158 of the 7,549 Animal Science degrees earned last year were given by colleges in Indiana. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Indiana 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 schools for Animal Science students in Indiana.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Indiana 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. A animal science bachelors degree from a college in Indiana helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 earn $32,800 a couple years later.

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 Indiana.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Indiana

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

Best Animal Science Colleges in Indiana

#1

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN
Doctorate Highest Degree Type
$32,800 Median Starting Salary

Purdue University - Main Campus is a great decision for students interested in a Animal Science major. Located in the small city West Lafayette, Purdue is a public school with a fairly large student population.

For those interested in something more advanced, Purdue also offers 2 different higher degree levels in animal science, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. Graduates of the animal science program earn an average of $32,800 in their early career salary.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Animal Science Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 318 301
Michigan 316 184
Illinois 306 227
Wisconsin 290 281

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 8,521
Horticulture 4,175
General Agriculture 3,457
Plant Sciences 3,327
Agricultural Production 3,279

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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.

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