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2020 Best Colleges for Animal Science in New York

Animal Science is a popular major and New York is the 7th most popular state for students studying this major. 269 of the 7,549 Animal Science diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in New York. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in New York 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 New York.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in New York Your choice of animal science school matters. Important measures of a quality animal science program can vary widely even among the top schools. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

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.

Graduates Earn More After College

Animal Science graduates from schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. Recent animal science graduates from New York colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $26,550 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 New York.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in New York

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

Best Animal Science Colleges in New York

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Doctorate Highest Degree Type
1.8% Growth in Graduates
$26,300 Median Starting Salary

Cornell University is a good choice for individuals pursuing a Animal Science major. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Ithaca.

For those interested in something more advanced, Cornell also offers 2 different higher degree levels in animal science, the most popular of which is a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship). Students who complete this degree report average early career income of $26,300.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 327 190
Maryland 284 69
New Jersey 280 76
Delaware 171 22

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 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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