Best Colleges with Horticultural Science Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Horticultural Science, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Horticultural Science 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 Horticultural Science 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 Horticultural Science degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Horticultural Science.

The Best Horticultural Science Colleges of 2017

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

Cornell University offers 2 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city.

Based on 100 Reviews
2 University of Florida Gainesville, FL

University of Florida offers 3 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 53 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 25 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Master's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 84 Reviews
3 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers 3 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees, 3 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 132 Reviews
4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 3 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 25 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Master's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
5 University of Georgia Athens, GA

University of Georgia offers 3 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees, 3 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 56 Reviews
6 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers 4 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees, 2 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 96 Reviews
7 Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH

Ohio State University-Main Campus offers 2 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 15 Master's degrees, and 7 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 164 Reviews
8 Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University-Main Campus offers 3 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 136 Reviews
9 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut offers 2 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees, and 7 Associate's degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
10 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 3 Horticultural Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 25 students graduated in the study area of Horticultural Science with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 168 Reviews

List of Horticultural Science Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
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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 Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH
3/5
15 : 1 58,663
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
3/5
20 : 1 40,472
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
3/5
15 : 1 27,043
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
Michigan State University Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
3/5
18 : 1 50,538
Clemson University Clemson University Clemson, SC
3/5
20 : 1 22,698
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
Iowa State University Iowa State University Ames, IA
2/5
22 : 1 35,714
Auburn University Auburn University Auburn, AL
3/5
22 : 1 27,287
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE
3/5
20 : 1 25,260
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD
3/5
19 : 1 38,140
Colorado State University-Fort Collins Colorado State University-Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
3/5
19 : 1 30,614
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
3/5
19 : 1 32,663
University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA
3/5
21 : 1 29,269
Washington State University Washington State University Pullman, WA
3/5
20 : 1 29,686
University of Vermont University of Vermont Burlington, VT
4/5
11 : 1 12,815
Oregon State University Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
3/5
21 : 1 29,576

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Getting a Horticultural Science Degree Online

Schools offering online Horticultural Science degrees

Online Horticultural Science degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 47 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Horticultural Science 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
Oregon State University 0 0 47 0 0
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 0 0 0 9 0
Kansas State University 2 0 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Horticultural Science degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What degrees do people get in Horticultural Science?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 13 Colleges 36 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 48 Colleges 589 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 9 Colleges 27 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 17 Colleges 52 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 25 Colleges 105 Graduates

Horticultural Science Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Horticultural Science degree, there are many opportunities for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. The most normal path for those earning a degree in Horticultural Science can look for a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most typical Horticultural Science degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Horticultural Science degree that people acquire is a master's degree which shows a focus on higher learning. This goes to show 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. Picking a degree in Horticultural Science will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Horticultural Science degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,138 Public In-State
$7,706 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,456 Public In-State
$32,103 Private In-State
$22,835 Public Out-of-State
$32,103 Private Out-of-State
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