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2021 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Georgia

Animal Science is a popular major and Georgia is the 20th most popular state for students studying this major. 141 of the 7,614 Animal Science degrees earned last year were given by colleges in Georgia. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Georgia 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 Georgia.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Georgia 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. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

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

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A animal science degree from colleges on this list usually translates into above average salaries following graduation. Recent animal science graduates from Georgia colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $26,350 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 full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Animal Science students in Georgia.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Georgia

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

Best Animal Science Colleges in Georgia

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia is among your top options if you want to study animal science. Located in the midsize city Athens, UGA is a public college with a very large student population.

Grads of the animal science program report average early career earnings of $29,000.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Florida 276 207
North Carolina 274 295
Virginia 268 174
Tennessee 257 182
South Carolina 239 108
Kentucky 238 74
Alabama 230 170
Mississippi 228 98
Arkansas 226 121
Louisiana 225 91
West Virginia 205 99

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Horticulture 337
Agricultural Economics & Business 185
Other Agriculture 93
Plant Sciences 69
Agricultural Public Services 47

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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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