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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Pennsylvania

2 Colleges
551 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,906 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in PennsylvaniaWith 551 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, agriculture and agriculture operations is the #24 most popular major in Pennsylvania. This means that of the 21,156 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.6% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Pennsylvania ranking looked at 2 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

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 Pennsylvania

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

Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in Pennsylvania

#1

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Doylestown, DelVal is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. DelVal also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Pennsylvania rankings.

At DelVal, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.2 years, and it costs about $35,983 per year to attend the school. 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 DelVal is $149,329. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public college with a very large student population. Penn State University Park not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Pennsylvania list.

The average student at Penn State University Park graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $43,829. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University Park is about $185,835. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 689
New Jersey 201
Maryland 214
Delaware 132

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 173
Agricultural Economics & Business 109
Horticulture 65
Plant Sciences 54
Food Science Technology 52

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 6,878
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 5,947
Computer & Information Sciences 4,840
Physical Sciences 2,053
Mathematics & Statistics 1,701

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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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