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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Iowa

1 College
301 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,749 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in IowaAgricultural Economics & Business is the #25 most popular major in Iowa with 301 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 5,324 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 5.7% were from a college or university in the state.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. 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.

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. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The agricultural business school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Agricultural Business Schools.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School in Iowa

The following school tops our list of the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School

Our rankings recognize Iowa State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Iowa State is a very large public school located in the small city of Ames. Iowa State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Iowa list.

The average student at Iowa State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $26,749. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State is $118,231. 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 Iowa State take out while working on their bachelor's is $17,206. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $179.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 245
Minnesota 89
Kansas 171
Nebraska 119
South Dakota 64
North Dakota 79

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Agricultural Economics & Business has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 239
Plant Sciences 139
Agricultural Mechanization 64
International Agriculture 41
Food Science Technology 40

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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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