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2021 Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri

3 Colleges
129 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,604 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value General Agriculture School for You

Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in MissouriWith 129 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, general agriculture is the #66 most popular major in Missouri. This means that of the 2,377 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 5.4% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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 Missouri

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

Best Value Agriculture Schools in Missouri

#1

Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

Truman State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Truman State is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Kirksville. In addition to being on our best value list, Truman State has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Truman State is 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $18,927. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Truman State is $80,250. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

While working on their bachelor's, agriculture majors at Truman State accumulate an average of around $19,821 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $219.

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Our rankings recognize Northwest Missouri State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Northwest is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Maryville. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Northwest, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Northwest is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $17,341. This means that the average student pays around $78,034 to get a bachelor’s degree from Northwest. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

After completing their bachelor's degree, agriculture graduates from Northwest carry an average student debtload of $17,433. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $158.

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University of Missouri - Columbia comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Mizzou is a very large public school located in the city of Columbia. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Mizzou, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri ranking.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Mizzou to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $31,545. This means that the average student pays around $137,852 to get a bachelor’s degree from Mizzou. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

Agriculture majors at Mizzou take out an average of $22,156 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 $241.

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Best General Agriculture Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 0
Iowa 5
Kansas 35
Nebraska 15
South Dakota 52
North Dakota 28

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 245
Animal Science 178
Plant Sciences 139
Agricultural Mechanization 38
Animal Services 28

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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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