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Animal Science Schools in Mississippi

104 Animal Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Animal Science is the 76th most popular major out of a total 235 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Animal Science Majors in Mississippi

Animal Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 91
Associate’s Degree 7
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a animal science major is more popular with women than with men.

Animal Science Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of animal science majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.0%
  • White: 84.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
Animal Science Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Animal Science Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 820 people employed in jobs related to an animal science degree, compared to 47,930 nationwide.

Animal Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Animal Science Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a animal science grad in the state is $49,350, compared to a typical salary of $67,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Mississippi that offer animal science degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
91 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
21,974 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,830. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,521 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $4,086. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,000 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,200 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,489.

Animal Science Careers in MS

Some of the careers animal science majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Farm and Home Management Advisors 7% $49,410
Agricultural Sciences Professors 7% $96,010
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 3% $0
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -2% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to animal science.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Agricultural Economics 103
Agricultural Production 76
Plant Sciences 58
Horticulture 42
Food Science Technology 25
General Agriculture 20
Agricultural Mechanization 19
Other Agriculture 8

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