Best Agriculture colleges in Sacramento

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 Sacramento for 2021

University of California-Davis offers 39 Agriculture degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small suburb. In 2019, 791 Agriculture students graduated with students earning 580 Bachelor's degrees, 129 Master's degrees, 81 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Certificate.

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List of all Agriculture colleges in Sacramento

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Davis Logo University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
22 : 1 38,634
Cosumnes River College Logo Cosumnes River College Sacramento, CA
1/5
68 : 1 14,398
American River College Logo American River College Sacramento, CA
1/5
78 : 1 31,265
Sierra College Logo Sierra College Rocklin, CA
1/5
73 : 1 18,226
Woodland Community College Logo Woodland Community College Woodland, CA
1/5
79 : 1 3,774