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2021 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Michigan

Animal Science is a popular major and Michigan is the 22nd most popular state for students studying this major. 123 of the 7,614 Animal Science degrees earned last year were given by schools in Michigan. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Michigan 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 Michigan.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Michigan The animal science program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we consider a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a collection of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Graduates Earn More After College

A animal science degree from schools on this list usually translates into above average salaries after graduation. A animal science bachelors degree from a college in Michigan helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $35,200 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 Michigan.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Michigan

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study animal science.

Best Animal Science Colleges in Michigan

#1

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

It is hard to beat Michigan State University if you want to pursue animal science as a major. Michigan State is a very large public school located in the city of East Lansing.

Students who complete this degree report average early career earnings of $35,200.

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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 303 249
Illinois 299 203
Indiana 283 168
Wisconsin 267 314

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
Agricultural Economics & Business 107
Food Science Technology 101
Agricultural Production 56
Horticulture 50
Plant Sciences 40

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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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