Agricultural Mechanization

2022 Best Agricultural Mechanization Schools

38 Colleges in the United States
877 Ag Mech Degrees Awarded
$44,100 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you're seeking a degree in ag mechanization, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #235 one in the country in terms of popularity.As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 38 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for ag mechanization students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 877 degrees in ag mechanization to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Agricultural Mechanization School

Best Agricultural Mechanization Schools The ag mech program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Agricultural Mechanization rankings. For our Best Overall Agricultural Mechanization School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Agricultural Mechanization Rankings by Degree Level

The ag mech school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Agricultural Mechanization Schools. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

Best Schools for Agricultural Mechanization in the United States

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the ag mech degree levels they offer.

10 Top Schools in Ag Mech

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
60 Ag Mech Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in ag mechanization needs to take a look at Iowa State University. Iowa State is a very large public university located in the small city of Ames. A Best Schools rank of #146 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Iowa State is a great university overall.

There were about 60 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at Iowa State in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the ag mechanization program at Iowa State University earn $8,800 more than the average college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
112 Ag Mech Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in ag mechanization needs to check out University of Northwestern Ohio. Located in the suburb of Lima, University of Northwestern Ohio is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #413 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means University of Northwestern Ohio is a great university overall.

There were about 112 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at University of Northwestern Ohio in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the ag mech program state that they receive average early career wages of $40,600.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$21,375 Median Student Debt

University of Nebraska - Lincoln is a great decision for students interested in a degree in ag mechanization. Located in the city of Lincoln, UNL is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #212 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UNL is a great university overall.

There were approximately 22 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at UNL in the most recent data year. Those ag mechanization students who get their degree from University of Nebraska - Lincoln make $8,000 more than the typical ag mech student.

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#4

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In IN

Purdue University - Main Campus is a great option for students pursuing a degree in ag mechanization. Located in the small city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #106 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Purdue is a great university overall.

There were about 22 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at Purdue in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a fairly large public university located in the small suburb of San Luis Obispo. A Best Schools rank of #70 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a great university overall.

There were roughly 17 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In SD

Located in the town of Brookings, South Dakota State is a public university with a large student population. A Best Schools rank of #378 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means South Dakota State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 27 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at South Dakota State in the most recent year we have data available.

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#7

Garden City Community College

Garden City, KS

Garden City Community College is a small public college located in the town of Garden City. This college ranks 10th out of 54 schools for overall quality in the state of Kansas.

There were approximately 17 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at Garden City Community College in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the ag mech program make about $44,500 for their early career.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WI

UW - River Falls is a medium-sized public university located in the town of River Falls. A Best Schools rank of #253 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UW - River Falls is a great university overall.

There were approximately 20 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at UW - River Falls in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In ND

Located in the city of Fargo, North Dakota State University is a public university with a large student population. A Best Schools rank of #262 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means North Dakota State University is a great university overall.

There were approximately 11 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at North Dakota State University in the most recent data year.

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#10

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In KS
$24,625 Median Student Debt

Located in the small city of Manhattan, K -State is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #341 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means K -State is a great university overall.

There were roughly 20 ag mechanization students who graduated with this degree at K -State in the most recent data year.

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Agricultural Mechanization by Region

View the Best Agricultural Mechanization Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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One of 16 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, Agricultural Mechanization has other similar majors worth exploring.

Ag Mech Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Mechanization 404
Agricultural Mechanics & Equipment/Machine Technology 388
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation 69
Agricultural Mechanization 16

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 7,900
Agricultural Economics & Business 7,547
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 4,816
General Agriculture 3,242
Plant Sciences 3,094
Agricultural Production 2,272
Food Science Technology 2,215
Horticulture 1,675
Agricultural Public Services 811
Animal Services 619

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Alandmanson.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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