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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Arkansas

4 Colleges
259 Bachelor's Degrees
$21,746 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in ArkansasIn 2018-2019, 259 bachelor's degrees were awarded to agricultural economics and business students who went to a Arkansas college or university. This makes it the #20 most popular major in the state. This means that 4.9% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Arkansas ranking looked at 4 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 Arkansas

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

Best Value Agricultural Business Schools in Arkansas

Our rankings recognize Arkansas State University - Main Campus as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Jonesboro, Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a public school with a fairly large student population. Arkansas State University - Main Campus also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Arkansas rankings.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Arkansas State University - Main Campus to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $20,330. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Arkansas State University - Main Campus is $89,655. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agricultural business graduates from Arkansas State University - Main Campus carry an average student debtload of $20,623. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $211.

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Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Arkansas Tech University. ATU is a large public school located in the remote town of Russellville. ATU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Arkansas list.

The average student at ATU graduates in less than 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $16,676. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from ATU is about $74,542. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

The average amount in student loans that agricultural business majors at ATU take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,080. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $199, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Arkansas at Monticello landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. UAM is a small public school located in the town of Monticello. UAM did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Arkansas list.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at UAM to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $17,787. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UAM be around $78,441. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

Agricultural Business majors at UAM take out an average of $13,871 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 $117.

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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. UARK is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Fayetteville. UARK did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Arkansas list.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at UARK to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $32,192. This means that the average student pays around $139,069 to get a bachelor’s degree from UARK. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

While working on their bachelor's, agricultural business majors at UARK accumulate an average of around $17,828 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $172.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 120
Florida 151
Tennessee 76
North Carolina 124
Virginia 40
South Carolina 107
Alabama 66
Kentucky 57
Louisiana 48
Mississippi 52
West Virginia 46

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 99
Plant Sciences 38
Agricultural Public Services 22
Food Science Technology 22
Agricultural Production 19

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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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