2020 Best Colleges for Animal Science in North Carolina
Animal Science is a popular major and North Carolina is the 4th most popular state for students studying this major. 289 of the 7,549 Animal Science degrees awarded last year were given by schools in North Carolina. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in North Carolina ranking analyzed 2 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 North Carolina.
Choosing a Great Animal Science School
Your choice of animal science school matters. Important measures of a quality animal science program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.
Overall Quality is a Must
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.
Better Early and Mid Career Salaries
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 school in North Carolina helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $25,450 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 North Carolina.
Best Schools to Study Animal Science in North Carolina
Best Animal Science Colleges in North Carolina
Every student who is interested in animal science has to check out North Carolina State University. NC State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Raleigh.
For those interested in something more advanced, NC State also offers 2 different higher degree levels in animal science, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. Soon after graduation, animal science students typically make about $26,900 in their early careers.More… Request Information
It is hard to beat North Carolina A & T State University if you wish to pursue animal science as a major. Located in the city Greensboro, NC A&T is a public school with a fairly large student population.
After graduating, animal science students usually earn about $24,000 in their early careers.More… Request Information
Best Animal Science Colleges in the Southeast Region
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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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