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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas

4 Colleges
474 Bachelor's Degrees
$21,746 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in ArkansasIn 2018-2019, 474 bachelor's degrees were awarded to agriculture and agriculture operations students who went to a Arkansas college or university. This makes it the #12 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 21,156 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.2% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas ranking looked at 4 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 Arkansas

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

Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in Arkansas

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Fayetteville, UARK is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UARK, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas ranking.

The average student at UARK graduates in less than 4.3 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $32,192. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UARK is $139,069. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize Arkansas State University - Main Campus as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a large public school located in the small city of Jonesboro. Arkansas State University - Main Campus also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas rankings.

At Arkansas State University - Main Campus, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,330. 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 Arkansas State University - Main Campus is $89,655. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

Our rankings recognize Arkansas Tech University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Russellville, ATU is a public college with a large student population. ATU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas list.

It takes the average student at ATU about 4.5 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $16,676. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from ATU be around $74,542. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Arkansas at Monticello comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Monticello, UAM is a public college with a small student population. UAM did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas list.

At UAM, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and it costs about $17,787 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $78,441 to get a bachelor’s degree from UAM. 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 Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 255
Florida 441
Virginia 333
Georgia 433
North Carolina 581
Alabama 282
Tennessee 688
West Virginia 149
South Carolina 353
Louisiana 217
Kentucky 598

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 259
Animal Science 99
Plant Sciences 38
Agricultural Public Services 22
Food Science Technology 22

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 906
Engineering 816
Computer & Information Sciences 480
Physical Sciences 365
Mathematics & Statistics 153

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to W.carter.

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