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2021 Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Alabama

Agricultural Economics & Business is a popular major and Alabama is the 29th most popular state for students studying this major. 68 of the 7,646 Agricultural Economics & Business diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in Alabama. With so many choices it can be a challenge finding the right fit. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 15% of colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Alabama.

Choosing a Great Agricultural Economics & Business School

Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Alabama 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. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

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

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A agricultural economics and business degree from schools on this list typically results in above average wages following graduation. A agricultural economics and business bachelors degree from a school in Alabama helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $41,400 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 colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Alabama.

Best Schools to Study Agricultural Economics & Business in Alabama

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study agricultural economics and business.

Best Agricultural Business Colleges in Alabama

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

It is hard to beat Auburn University if you want to study agricultural economics and business. Auburn is a fairly large public school located in the city of Auburn.

Soon after getting their bachelor's degree, agricultural business students typically earn an average of $41,400 at the beginning of their careers.

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Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Agricultural Economics & Business Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 279 166
Florida 276 175
North Carolina 274 200
Virginia 268 44
Tennessee 257 95
South Carolina 239 112
Kentucky 238 66
Mississippi 228 71
Arkansas 226 347
Louisiana 225 56
West Virginia 205 52

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 170
Plant Sciences 77
Agricultural Production 56
Food Science Technology 18
General Agriculture 15

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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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