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2021 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for Veterans in the United States

57 Colleges
5,324 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,539 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools for Vets

Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for Veterans in the United StatesAgricultural Economics & Business is the #76 most popular major in the country with 5,324 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019.

For this year's Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges for Veterans in the United States ranking, we looked at 57 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agricultural business. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality agricultural economics and business programs as well as strong veteran support.

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

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2021 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools for Veterans in the United States

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

Top 10 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools for Veterans

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Cornell did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list.

Of the 23,600 students enrolled at Cornell, 621 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 519 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,152. On top of their other funding sources, 150 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Texas A&M University - College Station. Texas A&M is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of College Station. Texas A&M also made our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list, coming in at #2.

According to our most recent data, Texas A&M supports 68,679 students, and 2,040 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 1,388 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $9,525. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#3

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Our rankings recognize Kansas State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Manhattan, K - State is a public college with a very large student population. K - State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list.

Among the 22,221 students enrolled at K - State, 1,106 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 769 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $8,442. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#4

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public college with a very large student population. Purdue did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list.

According to our most recent data, Purdue supports 44,474 students, and 761 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 556 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $8,363. On top of their other funding sources, 32 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Champaign, UIUC is a public school with a fairly large student population. UIUC not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list.

Our most recent data shows that 500 of the 49,702 students enrolled at UIUC were GI Bill® students, of which 247 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $12,702. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Main Campus. Located in the city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public school with a very large student population. On top of its placing in our veterans rankings, Ohio State also did well on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list. It's in the top 20% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.

According to our most recent data, Ohio State supports 61,170 students, and 1,851 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 1,158 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,438. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#7

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agricultural economics and business schools. Located in the midsize city of Gainesville, U of F is a public school with a very large student population. U of F also made our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list, coming in at #7.

Among the 52,218 students enrolled at U of F, 1,109 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 752 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,193. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#8

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Our rankings recognize Texas Tech University as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Among the 38,209 students enrolled at Texas Tech, 1,148 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 662 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,852. Texas Tech does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Wisconsin - Madison. Located in the city of Madison, Wisconsin is a public school with a fairly large student population. Wisconsin not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #9 on our Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in the United States list.

According to our most recent data, Wisconsin supports 43,463 students, and 554 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 346 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,489. During this same period, 21 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nebraska - Lincoln as the #10 school in this year's rankings. UNL is a very large public school located in the city of Lincoln.

Of the 25,820 students enrolled at UNL, 687 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 406 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $7,191. On top of their other funding sources, 92 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. UNL does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 6,605
General Agriculture 2,377
Plant Sciences 2,008
Food Science Technology 1,363
Agricultural Production 947

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 25 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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