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2021 Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Oregon

Agricultural Economics & Business is a popular major and Oregon is the 31st most popular state for students studying this major. 65 of the 7,646 Agricultural Economics & Business diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Oregon. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the right fit. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 15% of schools for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Oregon.

Choosing a Great Agricultural Economics & Business School

Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Oregon The agricultural business program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we consider a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

A agricultural economics and business degree from colleges on this list usually results in above average wages following graduation. A agricultural economics and business bachelors degree from a college in Oregon helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $42,800 a couple years later.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Agricultural Economics & Business students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other agricultural economics and business students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized agricultural economics and business related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Oregon.

Best Schools to Study Agricultural Economics & Business in Oregon

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for a Agricultural Economics & Business degree.

Best Agricultural Business Colleges in Oregon


Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University is a good option for individuals pursuing a Agricultural Economics & Business major. Located in the small city Corvallis, Oregon State is a public school with a very large student population.

Graduates of the agricultural business program make around $42,800 in their early career salary.


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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 316 722
Washington 293 34
Nevada 190 0

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

Majors Similar to Agricultural Business

Related Major Annual Graduates
Plant Sciences 127
General Agriculture 119
Animal Science 88
Agricultural Production 74
Food Science Technology 73

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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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