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2021 Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in Louisiana

1 College
65 Bachelor's Degrees
$20,660 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value General Agriculture School for You

Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in LouisianaWith 65 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, general agriculture is the #64 most popular major in Louisiana. This means that 2.7% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. Instead, we are looking at those agriculture schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

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. 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

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.

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2021 Best Value General Agriculture School in Louisiana

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

Best Value General Agriculture School


McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

McNeese State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value general agriculture schools. McNeese is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Lake Charles. As a testament to the quality of education offered at McNeese, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Louisiana ranking.

The average student at McNeese graduates in less than 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $20,660. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from McNeese be around $89,664. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

The average amount in student loans that agriculture majors at McNeese take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,178. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $182.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Schools 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
Kentucky 179
Mississippi 15

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 83
Agricultural Economics & Business 48
Plant Sciences 10
Agricultural Public Services 9
Food Science Technology 2

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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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