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2021 Best General Agriculture Colleges for Veterans in Kentucky

3 Colleges
179 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,950 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best General Agriculture Schools for Vets

Best General Agriculture Colleges for Veterans in KentuckyGeneral Agriculture is the #36 most popular major in Kentucky with 179 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 2,377 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 7.5% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best General Agriculture Colleges for Veterans in Kentucky ranking analyzed 3 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 veterans and active service members.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the general agriculture program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Agriculture Schools for Veterans ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best General Agriculture Schools for Veterans in Kentucky

Check out the agriculture programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for vets.

Best General Agriculture Schools for Veterans

#1

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

Our rankings recognize Western Kentucky University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Bowling Green, WKU is a public college with a large student population. WKU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky list.

Among the 19,456 students enrolled at WKU, 832 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 410 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $7,802. WKU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize Morehead State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Morehead, Morehead State University is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Morehead State University not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky list.

According to our most recent data, Morehead State University supports 10,195 students, and 195 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 74 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $5,690. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

Berea College

Berea, KY

Berea College earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Berea, Berea is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. Berea also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for General Agriculture in Kentucky rankings.

Of the 1,673 students enrolled at Berea, 10 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 3 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $27,143.

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Best for Vets General Agriculture Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Agriculture Colleges for Vets in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 18
Florida 48
Tennessee 286
North Carolina 62
Virginia 39
Alabama 15
Louisiana 65
Mississippi 15

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Agriculture 139
Agricultural Production 82
Animal Science 59
Agricultural Economics & Business 57
Agricultural Public Services 42

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

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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