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2021 Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in the Far Western US Region

2 Colleges
297 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,703 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value General Agriculture School for You

Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in the Far Western US RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, general agriculture was ranked #125 in the country. In fact 2,377 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 297 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States.

This year's Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in the Far Western US Region ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agriculture. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those agriculture schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

More Ways to Rank General Agriculture Schools

The agriculture 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 Value Agriculture Schools.

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2021 Best Value General Agriculture Schools in the Far Western US Region

The following schools top our list of the Best General Agriculture Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Agriculture Schools in the Far Western US Region

University of Hawaii at Hilo landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value general agriculture schools. Located in the town of Hilo, UHH is a public school with a small student population. UHH also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Far Western US Region rankings.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at UHH to complete their degree, and it costs about $22,045 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UHH is $103,832. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

While working on their bachelor's, agriculture majors at UHH accumulate an average of around $26,096 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $257, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Our rankings recognize Oregon State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Oregon State, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Far Western US Region ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Oregon State is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $35,361. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State is $160,539. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

Agriculture majors at Oregon State take out an average of $21,073 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $202, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges by State

Explore the best general agriculture colleges for a specific state in the Far Western US region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 146
Washington 0
Oregon 107
Nevada 14
Hawaii 30

General Agriculture is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 889
Agricultural Economics & Business 500
Food Science Technology 324
Plant Sciences 302
Agricultural Production 192

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • 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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