In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a dairy science degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,189 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

9% above average compared to other degrees

$ 20,297 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

1% above average compared to other degrees

$ 38,000 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

What do dairy science graduates earn?

Dairy science students make an average of $62,111 per year after graduation. This is 7% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 62,111 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 28% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular dairy science schools in the US

There are 26 schools in the US that offer a dairy science degree. The dairy science schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, Ohio State University-Main Campus and Michigan State University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in dairy science per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo$9,432
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Michigan State University$14,460
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University$13,230
University of Georgia$11,818
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus$18,067
Iowa State University$8,636
University of Idaho$7,488
South Dakota State University$8,441

Top US schools for a dairy science degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering dairy science degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo35%$9,432
Ohio State University-Main Campus48%$10,592
University of Wisconsin-Madison54%$10,533
University of Georgia54%$11,818
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus60%$6,013
Delaware Valley University66%$38,000
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University70%$13,230
SUNY Morrisville72%$8,249
Michigan State University72%$14,460
University of Idaho73%$7,488

Cheapest US schools for a dairy science degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a dairy science degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Northcentral Technical College$3,497
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus$6,013
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute$7,203
University of Idaho$7,488
University of Wisconsin-Platteville$7,536
University of Wisconsin-River Falls$8,013
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill$8,139
SUNY Morrisville$8,249
South Dakota State University$8,441
Iowa State University$8,636

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