Best Agriculture colleges in New Haven

Why a degree in agriculture?

Growing up on a farm does a few things to you. You eat fresh grown vegetables, drive tractors, watch sunsets over the acreage, and don flannel on the regular. However, only about 10% of Americans are actual farmers*.

How to prepare for an agriculture degree

Believe it or not, there are more than 200 careers other than farming in the agriculture field: food science, purchasing, horticulture, and landscaping to name a few*. With such a large array of options, the job growth is varied. Some careers, such as food science, are increasing around 8%, while others, like farming, are seeing little to no jumps.

The increasing population is giving the agriculture business more mouths to feed. Some people hold doors open or volunteer their time. But you want to feed the people, and you are ready to work hard to do it. And if it all works out, a career in agriculture gives you permission to listen to all the country music you want with nobody to judge.

*Agriculture Council of America, Agriculture Careers
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Best Agriculture colleges in New Haven for 2021

Yale University
New Haven, CT
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Yale University offers 5 Agriculture degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 291 Agriculture students graduated with students earning 280 Master's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

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List of all Agriculture colleges in New Haven

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Yale University Logo Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
11 : 1 13,609
Naugatuck Valley Community College Logo Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury, CT
2/5
64 : 1 6,055
Post University Logo Post University Waterbury, CT
4/5
217 : 1 10,642