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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Missouri

4 Colleges
245 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,746 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in MissouriAgricultural Economics & Business is the #41 most popular major in Missouri with 245 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 4.6% of all the agricultural business bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Missouri ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agricultural business. 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

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Agricultural Business Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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 Schools in Missouri

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 Missouri

Northwest Missouri State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. Northwest is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Maryville. Northwest did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Missouri list.

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. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Northwest is about $78,034. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

Agricultural Business majors at Northwest take out an average of $18,143 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 $192.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Central Missouri. Located in the distant town of Warrensburg, UCM is a public college with a fairly large student population. UCM did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Missouri list.

At UCM, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $19,956. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UCM is $89,802. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

While working on their bachelor's, agricultural business majors at UCM accumulate an average of around $22,665 in student debt.

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Our rankings recognize University of Missouri - Columbia as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Mizzou is a very large public school located in the city of Columbia. Mizzou did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Missouri list.

The average student at Mizzou graduates in less than 4.4 years, and it costs about $31,545 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $137,852 to get a bachelor’s degree from Mizzou. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

While working on their bachelor's, agricultural business majors at Mizzou accumulate an average of around $18,118 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $192.

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Missouri State University - Springfield landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. Missouri State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Springfield. Missouri State also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Missouri rankings.

It takes the average student at Missouri State about 4.5 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,142. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State is $100,303. 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 Missouri State carry an average student debtload of $17,205. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $185, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
Minnesota 89
Iowa 301
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 178
Plant Sciences 139
General Agriculture 129
Agricultural Mechanization 38
Animal Services 28

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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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