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

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

Finding the Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MissouriGeneral Agriculture is the #66 most popular major in Missouri with 129 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. 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 General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Missouri ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agriculture. 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

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.

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 General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Missouri

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying agriculture.

Best General Agriculture Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Northwest Missouri State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Missouri that are best for non-traditional general agriculture students. Northwest is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Maryville. Northwest not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri list.

About 7.9% of Northwest students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 1,516 students at Northwest that take at least one class online. About 1,477 of the students at Northwest are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

Truman State University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Truman State is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Kirksville. Truman State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri list.

The student loan default rate at Truman State is lower than is typical, just 3.7% of students default in three years. 467 of Truman State students are exclusively distance learners. 829 students are part time. Truman State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Missouri - Columbia landed the #3 spot in our 2021 best general agriculture schools for non-traditional students. Mizzou is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Columbia. Mizzou not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Missouri list.

About 4.1% of Mizzou students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 6,407 students at Mizzou that take at least one class online. 4,578 of Mizzou students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 294
Animal Science 196
Plant Sciences 176
Agricultural Mechanization 53
Horticulture 42

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 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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