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Animal Science at Sul Ross State University

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Animal Science at Sul Ross State University

What traits are you looking for in a animal science school? To help you decide if Sul Ross State University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's animal science program.

Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and approximately 2,406 students attend the school each year. Of the 381 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Sul Ross State University in 2019, 10 of them were animal science majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Animal Science section at the bottom of this page.

Sul Ross Animal Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science
  • Master’s Degree in Animal Science

Sul Ross Animal Science Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks animal science programs across the country. The following shows how Sul Ross performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The animal science major at Sul Ross is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Animal Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Animal Science Master’s Degree Schools 2
Most Focused Animal Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 28
Most Popular Animal Science Master’s Degree Schools 30
Most Popular Animal Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 80

In 2019, 7 students received their master’s degree in animal science from Sul Ross. This makes it the #30 most popular school for animal science master’s degree candidates in the country.

Animal Science Student Demographics at Sul Ross

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the animal science majors at Sul Ross State University.

Sul Ross Animal Science Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 students earned a bachelor's degree in animal science from Sul Ross. About 100% of these graduates were women and the other 0% were men.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Animal Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 70% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in animal science at Sul Ross are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its animal science bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in animal science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Animal Science Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Sul Ross Animal Science Master’s Program

43% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 students earned a master's degree in animal science from Sul Ross. About 43% of these graduates were women and the other 57% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 22% men graduate in animal science each year. Sul Ross does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 36% more men than average.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Animal Science Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a animal science master's degree from Sul Ross, 86% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in animal science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Animal Science Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Sul Ross also has a doctoral program available in animal science. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Animal Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in animal science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 1,280 $52,170
Agricultural Sciences Professors 1,010 $93,580
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 400 $81,330
Animal Scientists 290 $52,360
Farm and Home Management Advisors 180 $28,570

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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