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2021 Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in New York

1 College
79 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,390 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value General Agriculture School for You

Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in New YorkIn 2018-2019, 79 bachelor's degrees were awarded to general agriculture students who went to a New York college or university. This makes it the #158 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.3% of all the agriculture bachelor's degrees in the country.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on agriculture schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

More Ways to Rank General Agriculture Schools

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Agriculture Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value General Agriculture School in New York

The following school tops our list of the Best General Agriculture Colleges for the Money.

Best Value General Agriculture School

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Cornell has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in New York ranking.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Cornell to complete their degree, and it costs about $36,390 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Cornell be around $148,471. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

The average amount in student loans that agriculture majors at Cornell take out while working on their bachelor's is $12,617. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $132.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 36
Maryland 25
New Jersey 11
Delaware 76

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 245
Animal Science 170
Agricultural Production 47
Plant Sciences 47
Food Science Technology 33

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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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