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2021 Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Kentucky

Agricultural Economics & Business is a popular major and Kentucky is the 30th most popular state for students studying this major. 66 of the 7,646 Agricultural Economics & Business degrees awarded last year were given by schools in Kentucky. With so many choices 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 Kentucky.

Choosing a Great Agricultural Economics & Business School

Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Kentucky 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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

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.

Graduates Earn More After College

Agricultural Economics & Business graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A agricultural economics and business bachelors degree from a college in Kentucky helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $36,800 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 Kentucky.

Best Schools to Study Agricultural Economics & Business in Kentucky

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for agricultural economics and business majors.

Best Agricultural Business Colleges in Kentucky

#1

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky is one of the best schools in the country for agricultural economics and business. UK is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Lexington.

Students who graduate from this program report average early career earnings of $36,800.

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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
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.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 199
Other Agriculture 180
Agricultural Production 172
Animal Science 74
Agricultural Public Services 42

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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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