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2021 Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee

4 Colleges
286 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,979 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in TennesseeWith 286 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, general agriculture is the #28 most popular major in Tennessee. This means that 12.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent general agriculture programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the general agriculture program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee

Check out the agriculture programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

The University of Tennessee - Martin has taken the #1 spot in this year's general agriculture ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the town of Martin, UT Martin is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UT Martin, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Tennessee ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.4%. 1,540 of UT Martin students are exclusively distance learners. 2,242 of UT Martin students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Tennessee Technological University. Located in the remote town of Cookeville, Tennessee Tech University is a public school with a large student population. Tennessee Tech University also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Tennessee rankings.

The student loan default rate at Tennessee Tech University is lower than is typical, just 5.0% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,322 students at Tennessee Tech University that take at least one class online. 1,896 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Tennessee State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Tennessee State University is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Nashville. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Tennessee State University has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Tennessee ranking.

There are approximately 7,217 students at Tennessee State University that take at least one class online. 2,108 students are part time. Tennessee State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Austin Peay State University. Located in the city of Clarksville, Austin Peay State University is a public school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Austin Peay State University has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Tennessee ranking.

Approximately 4,081 students take at least one class online at Austin Peay State University. There are roughly 3,629 part time students in attendance at Austin Peay State University. Austin Peay State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 18
Florida 48
North Carolina 62
Virginia 39
Alabama 15
Kentucky 179
Louisiana 65
Mississippi 15

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

Majors Similar to Agriculture

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 182
Agricultural Economics & Business 95
Plant Sciences 68
Food Science Technology 59
Soil Sciences 41

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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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