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2021 Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Region

2 Colleges
227 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,448 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic 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, 227 went to students in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States.

For this year's Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality general agriculture programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the general agriculture program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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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 Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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2021 Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Region

The following schools top our list of the Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University tops the 2021 list of our schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that are best for non-traditional general agriculture students. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Ithaca. Cornell also made our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Middle Atlantic Region list, coming in at #1.

About 1.0% of Cornell students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 309 students at Cornell that take at least one class online. About 101 of the students at Cornell are attending part time.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Delaware State University. Located in the small city of Dover, Del State is a public college with a small student population. Del State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Middle Atlantic Region rankings.

There are approximately 1,444 students at Del State that take at least one class online. 566 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students General Agriculture Colleges by State

Explore the best for non-traditional students general agriculture schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 79
Pennsylvania 36
Maryland 25
New Jersey 11
Delaware 76

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 660
Agricultural Economics & Business 565
Food Science Technology 271
Plant Sciences 238
Horticulture 223

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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