The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for an equine science degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,951 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

42% above average compared to other degrees

$ 24,860 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

$ 32,367 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

0% above average compared to other degrees

What do equine science graduates earn?

Equine science students make an average of $76,487 per year after graduation. This is 15% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 76,487 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 76% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular equine science schools in the US

There are 30 schools in the US that offer a equine science degree. The equine science schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Texas A & M University-College Station, Michigan State University and University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in equine science per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
Michigan State University$14,460
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus$18,067
University of Kentucky$11,942
Johnson & Wales University-Providence$31,508
Southern Utah University$6,676
Middle Tennessee State University$8,612
Kansas State University$10,135
Becker College$38,250
SUNY Morrisville$8,249

Top US schools for an equine science degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Middle Tennessee State University59%$8,612
Averett University61%$33,350
Hiwassee College64%$16,469
Delaware Valley University66%$38,000
University of Minnesota-Crookston69%$11,814
Tiffin University69%$24,000
Becker College69%$38,250
Texas A & M University-College Station71%$11,234
SUNY Morrisville72%$8,249
Michigan State University72%$14,460

Cheapest US schools for an equine science degree

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

School NameTuition
Cosumnes River College$1,104
Merced College$1,150
Modesto Junior College$1,162
Los Angeles Pierce College$1,220
Santa Rosa Junior College$1,282
Reedley College$1,304
Mt San Antonio College$1,349
College of the Sequoias$1,390
Feather River Community College District$1,461
Martin Community College$1,886


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