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2020 Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Southeast Region

64 Bachelor's Degrees

Finding the Best Horticulture School for You

Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Southeast RegionHorticulture is the #219 most popular major in the country with 391 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 64 went to students in the Southeast region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Southeast Region ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in horticulture.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Horticulture Majors

After graduation, horticulture majors from schools in the Southeast Region earn an average salary of $0 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 100% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in horticulture is $35,988. That's about 100% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in the Southeast Region .

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2020 Highest Paid Horticulture Grads in the Southeast Region

The following colleges produce the highest paid horticulture graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Horticulture Graduates in the Southeast Region

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UGA is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Athens.

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#2

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Clemson University landed the #2 spot in our 2020 rankings for highest paid horticulture school. Located in the suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public college with a very large student population.

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#3

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

Our rankings recognize University of Arkansas as the #3 school in this year's rankings. UARK is a very large public school located in the small city of Fayetteville.

On average, horticulture graduates from UARK take out $16,475 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Our rankings recognize Eastern Kentucky University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Richmond, Eastern is a public college with a large student population.

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#5

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Mississippi State is a very large public school located in the remote town of Mississippi State.

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Best Horticulture Colleges by State

Explore the best horticulture colleges for a specific state in the Southeast region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 24
Florida 214 0
North Carolina 207 6
South Carolina 188 10
Kentucky 177 5
Arkansas 164 15
Mississippi 158 4

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

Majors Similar to Horticulture

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 1,504
Agricultural Economics & Business 1,146
General Agriculture 727
Plant Sciences 381
Food Science Technology 304

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Notes and 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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