Agricultural Economics & Business

2021 Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in South Dakota

1 College
64 Bachelor's Degrees
$20,370 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in South DakotaWith 64 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, agricultural economics and business is the #25 most popular major in South Dakota. This means that 1.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

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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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 School in South Dakota

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

Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business School

South Dakota State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Brookings, South Dakota State is a public college with a fairly large student population. South Dakota State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in South Dakota list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at South Dakota State is 4.4 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $20,370. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State is $89,628. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

Agricultural Business majors at South Dakota State take out an average of $21,216 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 $231.

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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
Iowa 301
Kansas 171
Nebraska 119
North Dakota 79

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
Animal Science 115
General Agriculture 52
Plant Sciences 49
Agricultural Public Services 31
Agricultural Mechanization 29

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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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