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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region

8 Colleges
2,646 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,008 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US RegionAgriculture & Agriculture Operations is the #22 most popular major in the country with 21,156 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 2,646 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region ranking looked at 8 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture and agriculture operations. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those agriculture and agriculture operations schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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The agriculture and agriculture operations 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 Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools.

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2021 Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Far Western US Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for agriculture and agriculture operations majors.

Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Far Western US Region

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agriculture and agriculture operations schools. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a very large public school located in the small suburb of San Luis Obispo. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region list.

The average student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $32,197. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is $143,921. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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California State University - Fresno landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agriculture and agriculture operations schools. Located in the large city of Fresno, Fresno State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Fresno State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #6 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region list.

It takes about 5.0 years for the average student at Fresno State to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $20,188. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Fresno State is $100,132. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Washington State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Wazzu is a very large public school located in the town of Pullman. Wazzu also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region rankings.

At Wazzu, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $29,249. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Wazzu is $130,451. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Hawaii at Hilo. UHH is a small public school located in the town of Hilo. UHH also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region rankings.

At UHH, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,045. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UHH is $103,832. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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California State University - Chico comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Chico, Chico State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Chico State also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region list, coming in at #7.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at Chico State to complete their degree, and it costs about $25,192 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $118,654 to get a bachelor’s degree from Chico State. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Pomona, CSU Pomona is a public college with a very large student population. CSU Pomona did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region list.

At CSU Pomona, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.9 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $28,111. This means that the average student pays around $137,744 to get a bachelor’s degree from CSU Pomona. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Our rankings recognize University of California - Davis as the #7 school in this year's rankings. UC Davis is a very large public school located in the suburb of Davis. UC Davis did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UC Davis is 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $39,717. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis is $171,975. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Oregon State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Corvallis. Oregon State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Far Western US Region list.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at Oregon State to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $35,361. This means that the average student pays around $160,539 to get a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges by State

Explore the best agriculture and agriculture operations schools for a specific state in the Far Western US region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 2,013
Washington 188
Hawaii 55
Oregon 343
Nevada 47

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 889
Agricultural Economics & Business 500
Food Science Technology 324
Plant Sciences 302
General Agriculture 297

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 20,143
Engineering 19,477
Computer & Information Sciences 13,045
Mathematics & Statistics 5,805
Physical Sciences 5,574

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.

  • 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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