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2021 Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Florida

Agricultural Economics & Business is a popular major and Florida is the 17th most popular state for students studying this major. 175 of the 7,646 Agricultural Economics & Business degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in Florida. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the best choice. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 15% of schools for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Florida.

Choosing a Great Agricultural Economics & Business School

Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Florida Your choice of agricultural economics and business school matters. Important measures of a quality agricultural business program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

Agricultural Economics & Business graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. Recent agricultural economics and business graduates from Florida colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $42,700 in 2017-2018.

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 complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Florida.

Best Schools to Study Agricultural Economics & Business in Florida

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

Best Agricultural Business Colleges in Florida

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Every student pursuing a degree in agricultural economics and business needs to take a look at University of Florida. U of F is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville.

Students who graduate from the agricultural business program earn an average of $42,700 for their early career.

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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
North Carolina 274 200
Virginia 268 44
Tennessee 257 95
South Carolina 239 112
Kentucky 238 66
Alabama 230 68
Mississippi 228 71
Arkansas 226 347
Louisiana 225 56
West Virginia 205 52

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 207
Horticulture 169
Plant Sciences 111
Animal Services 89
General Agriculture 57

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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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