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2020 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Mississippi

Animal Science is a popular major and Mississippi is the 28th most popular state for students studying this major. 97 of the 7,549 Animal Science degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in Mississippi. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Mississippi 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 Mississippi.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Mississippi 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 schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A animal science bachelors degree from a college in Mississippi helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $31,300 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 schools for Animal Science students in Mississippi.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Mississippi

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

Best Animal Science Colleges in Mississippi

#1

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS
11.8% Growth in Graduates
$31,300 Median Starting Salary

It's difficult to beat Mississippi State University if you want to pursue animal science as a major. Mississippi State is a very large public school located in the town of Mississippi State.

Soon after graduation, animal science students usually earn around $31,300 in the first five years of their career.

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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 300 150
Florida 291 229
Virginia 289 175
North Carolina 286 289
Tennessee 266 165
Kentucky 257 88
South Carolina 254 120
Louisiana 254 104
Alabama 250 169
Arkansas 249 105
West Virginia 222 113

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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