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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business

57 Colleges
5,324 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,848 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & BusinessAgricultural Economics & Business is the #76 most popular major in the country with 5,324 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business ranking, we looked at 57 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agricultural business. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on agricultural business schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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2021 Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for the Money.

Top 10 Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business Schools

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Gainesville, U of F is a public college with a very large student population. U of F also made our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business list, coming in at #7.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at U of F to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $28,230. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from U of F is about $120,542. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

The average amount in student loans that agricultural business majors at U of F take out while working on their bachelor's is $18,175. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $189.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to North Dakota State University - Main Campus. North Dakota State University is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Fargo.

The average student at North Dakota State University graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $21,224. This means that the average student pays around $96,145 to get a bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

Agricultural Business majors at North Dakota State University take out an average of $20,016 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $221.

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#3

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public school with a very large student population.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at Texas Tech to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $23,296. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech is $105,298. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

On average, agricultural business graduates from Texas Tech take out $21,687 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $223.

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Our rankings recognize Iowa State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Ames, Iowa State is a public college with a very large student population.

At Iowa State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $26,749. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State is about $118,231. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agricultural business graduates from Iowa State carry an average student debtload of $17,206. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $179, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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South Dakota State University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Brookings, South Dakota State is a public school with a large student population.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at South Dakota State is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,370. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the South Dakota State is $89,628. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

Agricultural Business majors at South Dakota State take out an average of $21,216 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $231.

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#6

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public school with a fairly large student population. Purdue also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business rankings.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Purdue to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $28,495. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Purdue is $124,238. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

On average, agricultural business graduates from Purdue take out $16,702 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $175.

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#7

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. UGA is a very large public school located in the city of Athens. On top of its placing in our value rankings, UGA also did well on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business list. It's in the top 20% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.

It takes the average student at UGA about 4.3 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $31,505. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UGA is about $134,211. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agricultural business graduates from UGA carry an average student debtload of $17,254. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $174.

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#8

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Manhattan, K - State is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at K - State, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business ranking.

The average student at K - State graduates in less than 4.5 years, and it costs about $30,639 per year to attend the school. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from K - State is $139,407. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

Agricultural Business majors at K - State take out an average of $18,999 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $216, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize Northwest Missouri State University as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Maryville, Northwest is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

It takes the average student at Northwest about 4.5 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $17,341. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Northwest is $78,034. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

On average, agricultural business graduates from Northwest take out $18,143 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $192.

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#10

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Wyoming. U of Wyoming is a fairly large public school located in the town of Laramie.

The average student at U of Wyoming graduates in less than 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,323. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from U of Wyoming be around $94,299. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agricultural business graduates from U of Wyoming carry an average student debtload of $15,188. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $135, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Agricultural Economics & Business is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 6,605
General Agriculture 2,377
Plant Sciences 2,008
Food Science Technology 1,363
Agricultural Production 947

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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