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#1

#1 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 9,700 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,080–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,855

Median Starting Salary

$57,321

#2

#2 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,300–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$14,852

Median Starting Salary

$52,971

#3

#3 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Iowa State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$15,310

Median Starting Salary

$56,594

#4

#4 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-College Station
College Station, TX

Texas A&M University-College Station is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,170–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$20,375

Median Starting Salary

$52,745

#5

#5 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

the University of Florida is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$49,094

#6

#6 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA

Overall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$19,301

Median Starting Salary

$57,090

#7

#7 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

In general, Texas Tech University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,110–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$17,896

Median Starting Salary

$53,214

#8

#8 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,340–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$19,582

Median Starting Salary

$53,173

#9

#9 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University-Main Campus is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,230–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$12,576

Median Starting Salary

$55,615

#10

#10 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

In general, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,330–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$14,544

Median Starting Salary

$52,631

#11

#11 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$26,060

Median Starting Salary

$53,109

#12

#12 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD

South Dakota State University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 6,400 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,010–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$18,160

Median Starting Salary

$57,851

#13

#13 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University is a non selective school. They receive about 53,300 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,803

Median Starting Salary

$55,996

#14

#14 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Generally, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$55,456

#15

#15 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

In general, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$21,880

Median Starting Salary

$52,297

#16

#16 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,140–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$21,296

Median Starting Salary

$53,126

#17

#17 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$16,805

Median Starting Salary

$56,249

#18

#18 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD

the University of Maryland-College Park is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,360–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$16,210

Median Starting Salary

$52,713

#19

#19 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

In general, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$50,477

#20

#20 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Auburn University
Auburn, AL

Auburn University is a highly selective school. They receive approximately 45,700 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,190–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$25,271

Median Starting Salary

$55,096

#21

#21 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

the University of Connecticut is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,240–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$23,985

Median Starting Salary

$54,330

#22

#22 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO

the University of Missouri-Columbia is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$19,889

Median Starting Salary

$57,061

#23

#23 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Washington State University
Pullman, WA

Washington State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,030–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,911

Median Starting Salary

$52,885

#24

#24 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,100–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$16,926

Median Starting Salary

$55,390

#25

#25 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Georgia
Athens, GA

the University of Georgia is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$17,180

Median Starting Salary

$53,834

#26

#26 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

the University of Arkansas is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$16,208

Median Starting Salary

$54,740

#27

#27 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,270–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$13,376

Median Starting Salary

$57,609

#28

#28 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Overall, the University of Delaware is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$18,044

Median Starting Salary

$61,417

#29

#29 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$55,681

#30

#30 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 18,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,202

Median Starting Salary

$54,724

#31

#31 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Las Cruces, NM

Overall, New Mexico State University-Main Campus is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

920–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$10,407

Median Starting Salary

$50,719

#32

#32 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Generally, North Dakota State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,962

Median Starting Salary

$58,189

#33

#33 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University is a somewhat selective school. The institution receives about 26,000 applications...

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,110–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,163

Median Starting Salary

$51,540

#34

#34 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

the University of Kentucky is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,080–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$18,693

Median Starting Salary

$54,674

#35

#35 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Utah State University
Logan, UT

Utah State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,050–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$14,577

Median Starting Salary

$52,611

#36

#36 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Overall, the University of Wyoming is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$12,819

Median Starting Salary

$54,069

#37

#37 Best College for Animal Sciences, General in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$53,374

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Animal Sciences, General

A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding and husbandry of agricultural animals, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural animal products. Includes instruction in the animal sciences, animal husbandry and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

Of the 142 Animal Sciences, General degrees granted each year at the Doctors degree research scholarship level, men make up 44% percent and women make up 56% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Texas has more students being awarded a degree in Animal Sciences, General than any other state? In fact, Texas awarded 16 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences, General is $35,800.

Popularity of Animal Sciences, General Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

The highest paying careers for Animal Sciences, General majors include Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, Animal Scientists and Farm and Home Management Educators. But, another thing to think about is how much demand there is for certain careers. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Animal Sciences, General can prepare you for are Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, Farm and Home Management Educators and Animal Scientists.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Animal Sciences, General majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Animal Sciences, General majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
142
Female Students
80 (56%)
Male Students
62 (43%)

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