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2021 Best Colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business in Mississippi

Agricultural Economics & Business is a popular major and Mississippi is the 28th most popular state for students studying this major. 71 of the 7,646 Agricultural Economics & Business diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Mississippi. With so many options it can be difficult finding the right fit. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 15% of colleges for Agricultural Economics & Business students in Mississippi.

Choosing a Great Agricultural Economics & Business School

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

A Great Overall School

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.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

Agricultural Economics & Business graduates from schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A agricultural economics and business bachelors degree from a school in Mississippi helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $37,100 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 Mississippi.

Best Schools to Study Agricultural Economics & Business in Mississippi

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

Best Agricultural Business Colleges in Mississippi


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

It's hard to beat Mississippi State University if you want to pursue agricultural economics and business as a major. Mississippi State is a fairly large public school located in the town of Mississippi State.

Grads of the agricultural business program state that they receive average early career wages of $37,100.


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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
Alabama 230 68
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
Animal Science 104
Agricultural Production 76
Plant Sciences 58
Horticulture 42
Food Science Technology 25

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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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