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2021 Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New York

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

Finding the Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New YorkGeneral Agriculture is the #158 most popular major in New York with 79 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 2,377 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.3% were from a college or university in the state.

The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great general agriculture programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the general agriculture program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

More Ways to Rank General Agriculture Schools

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 Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best General Agriculture School for Non-Traditional Students in New York

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

Best General Agriculture School for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University has taken the #1 spot in this year's general agriculture ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Cornell did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in New York list.

The student loan default rate at Cornell is lower than is typical, just 1.0% of students default in three years. 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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Best for Non-Traditional Students General Agriculture Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 364
Animal Science 231
Agricultural Production 90
Plant Sciences 82
Horticulture 81

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school 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).
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