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2021 Best Colleges for Animal Science in Kansas

Animal Science is a popular major and Kansas is the 9th most popular state for students studying this major. 220 of the 7,614 Animal Science degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in Kansas. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Animal Science in Kansas 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 Kansas.

Choosing a Great Animal Science School

Best Colleges for Animal Science in Kansas 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. Recent animal science graduates from Kansas colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $32,800 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 schools for Animal Science students in Kansas.

Best Schools to Study Animal Science in Kansas

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

Best Animal Science Colleges in Kansas

#1

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University is a good option for students pursuing a Animal Science major. K - State is a very large public school located in the small city of Manhattan.

Students who graduate from the animal science program earn around $32,800 in their early career salary.

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Best Animal Science Colleges in the The Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 275 145
Missouri 272 196
Iowa 254 257
Nebraska 227 144
North Dakota 200 56
South Dakota 199 131

Animal Science is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 263
Plant Sciences 107
Food Science Technology 102
Agricultural Production 92
Agricultural Mechanization 81

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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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