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Most Popular Schools for General Animal Sciences Major & Degree Program

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.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Kansas State University 191 4% $21,331
2 University of California-Davis 167 2% $33,066
3 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 160 2% $22,184
4 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus 160 3% $21,842
5 Ohio State University-Main Campus 157 1% $25,479
6 University of Florida 149 1% $19,103
7 Iowa State University 146 2% $18,920
8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 134 1% $29,086
9 Michigan State University 128 1% $24,648
10 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 126 3% $22,571
11 West Virginia University 124 2% $18,375
12 Purdue University-Main Campus 120 1% $23,242
13 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 113 2% $26,165
14 University of Connecticut 101 1% $27,244
15 Cornell University 98 2% $61,618
16 University of Missouri-Columbia 98 1% $22,943
17 Clemson University 98 2% $28,502
18 University of Wisconsin-River Falls 95 7% $17,678
19 Oregon State University 93 2% $23,559
20 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 92 1% $33,592
21 Texas A & M University-College Station 92 1% $21,051
22 Texas Tech University 92 1% $21,601
23 Auburn University 91 2% $25,282
24 SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill 90 13% $22,661
25 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 89 1% $25,281
26 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 86 1% $27,450
27 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 84 1% $23,227
28 University of Georgia 83 1% $22,064
29 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 82 1% $29,468
30 Sam Houston State University 80 2% $20,024
31 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 77 2% $22,246
32 Morrisville State College 73 12% $23,352
33 University of Maryland-College Park 71 1% $23,734
34 South Dakota State University 70 3% $19,446
35 University of Vermont 70 2% $28,886
36 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus 63 2% $30,300
37 Utah State University 55 1% $17,720
38 Colorado State University-Fort Collins 54 1% $23,203
39 Washington State University 54 1% $27,697
40 University of Rhode Island 54 2% $26,882
41 University of Arkansas 54 1% $22,212
42 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 53 1% $26,282
43 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 51 1% $25,409
44 University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 49 3% $3,844
45 Middle Tennessee State University 48 1% $20,818
46 Tuskegee University 47 12% $32,853
47 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 47 1% $24,285
48 Mississippi State University 44 1% $21,670
49 Delaware Valley College 44 9% $47,467
50 University of Kentucky 44 1% $23,732
51 University of Wyoming 44 2% $18,145
52 New Mexico State University-Main Campus 42 1% $18,255
53 Berry College 42 9% $43,834
54 University of Wisconsin-Platteville 41 3% $17,684
55 University of Arizona 38 0% $25,179
56 Angelo State University 37 3% $18,915
57 University of Idaho 37 1% $19,598
58 Tarleton State University 37 2% $17,964
59 Ulster County Community College 36 7% $5,942
60 The University of Findlay 34 4% $41,306
61 California State University-Chico 33 1% $22,362
62 Montana State University 31 1% $19,452
63 University of Wisconsin-Madison 31 0% $23,931
64 Missouri State University-Springfield 29 1% $19,251
65 West Texas A & M University 28 2% $19,154
66 North Dakota State University-Main Campus 23 1% $19,460
67 University of Maine 23 1% $23,712
68 University of Minnesota-Crookston 21 6% $22,722
69 Louisiana Tech University 21 1% $18,927
70 University of Delaware 21 0% $25,612
71 Stephen F Austin State University 19 1% $22,948
72 Texas State University 18 0% $19,620
73 Texas A & M University-Kingsville 17 1% $20,423
74 Texas A & M University-Commerce 17 1% $14,867
75 College of Southern Idaho 17 1% $12,378
76 Northwest Missouri State University 16 1% $17,376
77 University of Hawaii at Manoa 16 0% $22,996
78 Brigham Young University-Idaho 15 0% $11,398
79 Southeast Missouri State University 13 1% $19,211
80 North Carolina A & T State University 13 1% $15,929
81 Oklahoma Panhandle State University 12 4% $15,888
82 Sul Ross State University 10 2% $18,556
83 Casper College 10 1% $12,078
84 University of Nevada-Reno 10 0% $22,600
85 Alabama A & M University 8 1% $21,849
86 Northwest College 8 2% $11,407
87 Arkansas State University-Main Campus 7 0% $20,014
88 Northeast Community College 7 1% $12,706
89 Prairie View A & M University 7 0% $17,592
90 Mesalands Community College 7 3% $2,896
91 College of the Ozarks 6 2% $27,276
92 John Wood Community College 6 1% $6,060
93 Andrews University 5 1% $35,538
94 Abilene Christian University 4 0% $41,800
95 Dordt College 4 1% $38,800
96 Fort Valley State University 4 1% $20,725
97 Eastern Arizona College 4 0% $12,345
98 California State University-Fresno 3 0% $20,682
99 Treasure Valley Community College 2 0% $19,778
100 East Mississippi Community College 2 0% $11,765

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Animal Sciences, General program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.