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2022 Best Animal Services Schools

18 Colleges in the United States
619 Animal Services Degrees Awarded
$19,660 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you're seeking a degree in animal services, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #263 one in the country in terms of popularity.While this may limit the number of schools that offer the degree program, there are still top-quality ones to be found.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 18 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for animal services students pursuing a degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 619 degrees in animal services during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Animal Services School

Best Animal Services Schools Your choice of animal services school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Animal Services School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Animal Services Rankings by Degree Level

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Animal Services Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Animal Services in the United States

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the animal services degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top Schools in Animal Services

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In ND

North Dakota State University - Main Campus is a great choice for students pursuing a degree in animal services. North Dakota State University is a large public university located in the midsize city of Fargo. A Best Schools rank of #262 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means North Dakota State University is a great university overall.

There were approximately 11 animal services students who graduated with this degree at North Dakota State University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$12,000 Median Student Debt

It's difficult to beat North Shore Community College if you wish to pursue a degree in animal services. North Shore Community College is a small public college located in the large suburb of Danvers. A Best Schools rank of #1014 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means North Shore Community College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 9 animal services students who graduated with this degree at North Shore Community College in the most recent data year. Those animal services students who get their degree from North Shore Community College earn $3,340 more than the average animal services student.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In MA

It is difficult to beat University of Massachusetts Amherst if you want to pursue a degree in animal services. Located in the large suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #131 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UMass Amherst is a great university overall.

There were approximately 1 animal services students who graduated with this degree at UMass Amherst in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
65 Animal Services Degrees Awarded

Colorado State University - Fort Collins is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in animal services. Colorado State is a fairly large public university located in the city of Fort Collins. A Best Schools rank of #359 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Colorado State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 65 animal services students who graduated with this degree at Colorado State in the most recent data year. Animal Services degree recipients from Colorado State University - Fort Collins get an earnings boost of about $7,440 over the average income of animal services majors.

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#5

Centenary University

Hackettstown, NJ
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NJ
$20,276 Median Student Debt

Centenary is a small private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Hackettstown. A Best Schools rank of #1013 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Centenary is a great university overall.

There were about 25 animal services students who graduated with this degree at Centenary in the most recent data year.

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#6

Becker College

Worcester, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MA

Becker College is a small private not-for-profit college located in the city of Worcester. This college ranks 58th out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were approximately 18 animal services students who graduated with this degree at Becker College in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
57 Animal Services Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Findlay, Findlay is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #528 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Findlay is a great university overall.

There were roughly 57 animal services students who graduated with this degree at Findlay in the most recent data year. Animal Services degree recipients from The University of Findlay receive an earnings boost of approximately $3,840 above the typical earnings of animal services majors.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX

Located in the town of Canyon, West Texas A&M University is a public university with a large student population. This university ranks 70th out of 136 schools for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were about 14 animal services students who graduated with this degree at West Texas A&M University in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In FL

CF is a medium-sized public college located in the small city of Ocala. This college ranks 51st out of 87 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were approximately 10 animal services students who graduated with this degree at CF in the most recent year we have data available.

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#10

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In PA

DelVal is a small private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Doylestown. A Best Schools rank of #1097 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means DelVal is a great university overall.

There were approximately 7 animal services students who graduated with this degree at DelVal in the most recent year we have data available.

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Animal Services by Region

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
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One of 16 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Animal Services has other similar majors worth exploring.

Animal Services Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Equine Studies 531
Animal Training 53
Agricultural & Domestic Animal Services 26
Dog/Pet/Animal Grooming 9

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Majors Similar to Animal Services

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 7,900
Agricultural Economics & Business 7,547
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 4,816
General Agriculture 3,242
Plant Sciences 3,094
Agricultural Production 2,272
Food Science Technology 2,215
Horticulture 1,675
Agricultural Mechanization 877
Agricultural Public Services 811

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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 Corey Hensley.

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