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2021 Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky

3 Colleges
179 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,950 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value General Agriculture School for You

Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in KentuckyGeneral Agriculture is the #36 most popular major in Kentucky with 179 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 2,377 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 7.5% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agriculture. 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Agriculture Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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 Schools in Kentucky

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for agriculture majors.

Best Value Agriculture Schools in Kentucky

#1

Berea College

Berea, KY

Berea College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Berea, Berea is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Berea not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky list.

At Berea, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $21,680. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Berea is $92,574. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize Morehead State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Morehead, Morehead State University is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Morehead State University also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky rankings.

At Morehead State University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $19,775. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Morehead State University is $88,394. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

On average, agriculture graduates from Morehead State University take out $23,331 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $245.

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#3

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Western Kentucky University. Located in the city of Bowling Green, WKU is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at WKU, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky ranking.

At WKU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $27,395. This means that the average student pays around $123,278 to get a bachelor’s degree from WKU. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

The average amount in student loans that agriculture majors at WKU take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,757. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $223, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 18
Florida 48
Tennessee 286
North Carolina 62
Virginia 39
Alabama 15
Louisiana 65
Mississippi 15

One of 13 majors within the Agriculture & Agriculture Operations area of study, General Agriculture has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Agriculture 139
Agricultural Production 82
Animal Science 59
Agricultural Economics & Business 57
Agricultural Public Services 42

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 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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