Agricultural Economics & Business

2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Middle Atlantic Region

2 Colleges
417 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,110 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Middle Atlantic RegionAgricultural Economics & Business is the #76 most popular major in the country with 5,324 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 417 went to students in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agricultural business. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those agricultural business schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. 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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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Agricultural Business Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for agricultural business majors.

Best Value Agricultural Business Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Cornell did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Middle Atlantic Region list.

At Cornell, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $36,390 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Cornell is $148,471. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agricultural business graduates from Cornell carry an average student debtload of $13,185. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $139, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. Penn State University Park is a very large public school located in the small city of University Park. Penn State University Park did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Middle Atlantic Region list.

It takes the average student at Penn State University Park about 4.2 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $43,829. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Penn State University Park is $185,835. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

The average amount in student loans that agricultural business majors at Penn State University Park take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,508. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges by State

Explore the best agricultural economics and business schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 245
Pennsylvania 109
Maryland 47
Delaware 16

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 538
General Agriculture 227
Food Science Technology 178
Plant Sciences 157
Horticulture 96

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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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