Best Colleges with Agricultural Economics Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Agricultural Economics, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Agricultural Economics is a somewhat popular major and offered at a decent amount schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Agricultural Economics degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Agricultural Economics degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Agricultural Economics.

The Best Agricultural Economics Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 5 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 294 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 253 Bachelor's degrees, 25 Master's degrees, and 16 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 4 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 227 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 208 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
3 University of Florida Gainesville, FL

University of Florida offers 3 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 173 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 142 Bachelor's degrees, 20 Master's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 84 Reviews
4 Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH

Ohio State University-Main Campus offers 4 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 148 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 100 Bachelor's degrees, 37 Master's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 164 Reviews
5 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 2 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 13 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
6 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut offers 4 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 106 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 73 Bachelor's degrees, 29 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
7 Texas A & M University-College Station College Station, TX

Texas A & M University-College Station offers 4 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 148 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 122 Bachelor's degrees, 14 Master's degrees, and 12 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
8 Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University-Main Campus offers 3 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 98 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 50 Master's degrees, 37 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 136 Reviews
9 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 2 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 44 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 35 Master's degrees, and 9 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
10 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers 4 Agricultural Economics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Agricultural Economics with students earning 83 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews

List of Agricultural Economics Schools in the U.S.

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  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH
3/5
15 : 1 58,663
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
3/5
15 : 1 27,043
Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-College Station College Station, TX
3/5
21 : 1 63,813
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
3/5
20 : 1 40,472
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA
3/5
21 : 1 29,269
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
Texas Tech University Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
3/5
25 : 1 35,859
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
University of Kentucky University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
3/5
17 : 1 29,727
Clemson University Clemson University Clemson, SC
3/5
20 : 1 22,698
University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD
3/5
19 : 1 38,140
University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE
3/5
20 : 1 25,260
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater, OK
2/5
22 : 1 25,930
Michigan State University Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
3/5
18 : 1 50,538
North Dakota State University-Main Campus North Dakota State University-Main Campus Fargo, ND
3/5
23 : 1 14,516
University of Missouri-Columbia University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia, MO
3/5
17 : 1 35,424
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015
Auburn University Auburn University Auburn, AL
3/5
22 : 1 27,287
West Virginia University West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
2/5
14 : 1 28,776

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Getting an Agricultural Economics Degree Online

Schools offering online Agricultural Economics degrees

Online Agricultural Economics degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 50 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Agricultural Economics degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Purdue University-Main Campus 0 0 0 50 0
Oregon State University 0 0 13 0 0
South Dakota State University 3 0 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Agricultural Economics degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in Agricultural Economics?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 5 Colleges 41 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 39 Colleges 1,646 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 3 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 27 Colleges 155 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 45 Colleges 434 Graduates

Agricultural Economics Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Agricultural Economics degree, there are many possibilities for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. The most prevalent path for those earning a degree in Agricultural Economics can presume a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most popular Agricultural Economics degree earned was a bachelor's degree, however, schools more commonly offer a master's degree. The second most popular Agricultural Economics degree that people get is a master's degree which goes to show a focus on higher learning. This suggests that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a certificate is offered at some schools, getting a certificate is not very common. In the end, you'll want to choose a degree in Agricultural Economics that can help you to achieve your goals. The only remaining decision will be to find a school offering the degree your interested in and can meet your flexibility needs.

Average cost of college for a Agricultural Economics degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$5,458 Public In-State
$6,863 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,397 Public In-State
$31,785 Private In-State
$23,675 Public Out-of-State
$31,785 Private Out-of-State
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