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2021 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Louisiana

Animal Science is a popular major and Louisiana is the 33rd most popular state for students studying this major. 91 of the 7,614 Animal Science diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in Louisiana. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Louisiana 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 Louisiana.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Louisiana 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. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

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 college'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.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

A animal science degree from schools on this list typically results in above average income after graduation. A animal science bachelors degree from a school in Louisiana helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 earn $28,200 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 full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Animal Science students in Louisiana.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Louisiana

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for animal science majors.

Best Animal Science Colleges in Louisiana

It's hard to beat Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College if you want to study animal science. Louisiana State University is a very large public school located in the city of Baton Rouge.

Students who complete this program report average early career income of $28,200.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 279 141
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
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 81
General Agriculture 65
Agricultural Economics & Business 56
Agricultural Public Services 19
Food Science Technology 18

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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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