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

5 Colleges
432 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,819 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Southwest RegionGeneral Agriculture is the #125 most popular major in the country with 2,377 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 432 went to students in the Southwest region of the United States.

This year's Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Southwest Region ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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 the Southwest Region

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Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Texas A&M University - College Station tops the 2021 list of our schools in the Southwest Region that are best for non-traditional general agriculture students. Texas A&M College Station is a very large public school located in the city of College Station. Texas A&M College Station also made our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Southwest Region list, coming in at #1.

About 2.1% of Texas A&M College Station students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 4,608 students take at least one class online at Texas A&M College Station. There are roughly 9,459 part time students in attendance at Texas A&M College Station. Texas A&M College Station does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Texas A&M University - Commerce landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best general agriculture schools for non-traditional students. Texas A&M Commerce is a large public school located in the town of Commerce. Texas A&M Commerce also made our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Southwest Region list, coming in at #4.

4,239 of Texas A&M Commerce students are exclusively distance learners. 5,232 of Texas A&M Commerce students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Our rankings recognize Texas A&M University - Kingsville as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Texas A&M Kingsville is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of Kingsville. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Texas A&M Kingsville, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Southwest Region ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.7%. There are approximately 1,745 students at Texas A&M Kingsville that take at least one class online. 2,561 of Texas A&M Kingsville students are attending part time. Texas A&M Kingsville does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Our rankings recognize Texas Tech University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public school with a very large student population. Texas Tech also made our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Southwest Region list, coming in at #2.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.0%. There are approximately 15,508 students at Texas Tech that take at least one class online. There are roughly 6,714 part time students in attendance at Texas Tech. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#5

Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Prairie View A & M University. Located in the distant town of Prairie View, PVAMU is a public school with a medium-sized student population. PVAMU also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in the Southwest Region rankings.

There are approximately 1,655 students at PVAMU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,089 part time students in attendance at PVAMU. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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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 Southwest region.

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 378
Oklahoma 26
Arizona 1
New Mexico 27

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

Majors Similar to Agriculture

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 1,310
Animal Science 1,161
Plant Sciences 310
Agricultural Public Services 302
Agricultural Production 221

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 5 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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