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2021 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Region

5 Colleges
247 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,860 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains 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, 247 went to students in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States.

This year's Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agricultural business. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality agricultural economics and business programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the agricultural economics and business program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying agricultural business.

Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Colorado State University - Fort Collins has taken the #1 spot in this year's agricultural economics and business ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Fort Collins, Colorado State is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Colorado State, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking.

The student loan default rate at Colorado State is lower than is typical, just 3.1% of students default in three years. Approximately 4,779 students take at least one class online at Colorado State. There are roughly 7,877 part time students in attendance at Colorado State. Colorado State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Our rankings recognize University of Wyoming as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UW is a large public school located in the town of Laramie. UW did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Rocky Mountains Region list.

The student loan default rate at UW is lower than is typical, just 4.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 3,158 students take at least one class online at UW. About 2,495 of the students at UW are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. U of I is a fairly large public school located in the town of Moscow. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, U of I has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking.

About 5.9% of U of I students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,751 students at U of I that take at least one class online. 3,405 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Utah State University. Located in the small city of Logan, USU is a public school with a fairly large student population. USU also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Rocky Mountains Region rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.6%. Approximately 8,947 students take at least one class online at USU. There are roughly 9,442 part time students in attendance at USU. USU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize Montana State University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. MSU Bozeman is a fairly large public school located in the town of Bozeman. MSU Bozeman also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the Rocky Mountains Region rankings.

The student loan default rate at MSU Bozeman is lower than is typical, just 5.3% of students default in three years. There are approximately 1,235 students at MSU Bozeman that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,729 part time students in attendance at MSU Bozeman. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges by State

Explore the best for non-traditional students agricultural economics and business colleges for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains region.

State Degrees Awarded
Utah 31
Colorado 63
Idaho 73
Montana 43
Wyoming 37

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 441
Plant Sciences 188
Animal Services 149
Horticulture 108
Agricultural Production 87

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*Avg Cost is for the top 5 schools only.

References

  • 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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