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#1 Best College for Dairy Science in the U.S.

South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD

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#2 Best College for Dairy Science in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

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About Dairy Science

A program that focuses on the application of biological and chemical principles to the production and management of dairy animals and the production and handling of dairy products. Includes instruction in animal sciences, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety.

Those who are interested in Dairy Science can study up to a Masters degree. Currently, 173 students are granted some level of degree in Dairy Science around the United States each year. More students graduate with a degree in Dairy Science in Wisconsin than any other state. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Dairy Science is $35,800.

Popularity of Dairy Science Degrees in the U.S.
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The highest paying career for Dairy Science majors is Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary. But, something else to think about is how much demand there is for specific positions. A position that is in high need that a degree in Dairy Science can prepare you for is Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary.

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These are the highest paying careers for Dairy Science majors.

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These are the careers in highest demand for Dairy Science majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
Female Students
6 (66%)
Male Students
3 (33%)

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