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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Illinois

2 Colleges
228 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,816 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in IllinoisAgricultural Economics & Business is the #66 most popular major in Illinois with 228 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 5,324 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.3% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Illinois ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agricultural business. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. 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.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Agricultural Business Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business Schools in Illinois

Check out the agricultural business programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Agricultural Business Schools in Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Champaign, UIUC is a public college with a fairly large student population. UIUC also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Illinois rankings.

At UIUC, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $32,679. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UIUC is $137,252. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

Agricultural Business majors at UIUC take out an average of $18,104 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 $197.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. SIUC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Carbondale. SIUC also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Illinois rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at SIUC is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $28,953. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the SIUC is $129,130. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

Agricultural Business majors at SIUC take out an average of $13,330 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 $140.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 59
Ohio 165
Indiana 154
Wisconsin 165

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

Majors Similar to Agricultural Business

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 354
Animal Science 156
Food Science Technology 92
Plant Sciences 45
Soil Sciences 20

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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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