Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

2021 Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee

6 Colleges
688 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,627 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in TennesseeWith 688 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, agriculture and agriculture operations is the #17 most popular major in Tennessee. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.3% of all the agriculture and agriculture operations bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee ranking, we looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture and agriculture operations. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on agriculture and agriculture operations schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in Tennessee

The following schools top our list of the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in Tennessee

The University of Tennessee - Martin comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UT Martin is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Martin. UT Martin not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee list.

It takes the average student at UT Martin about 4.5 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $18,101. 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 UT Martin is $81,636. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The University of Tennessee - Knoxville landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value agriculture and agriculture operations schools. Located in the medium-sized city of Knoxville, UT Knoxville is a public college with a very large student population. UT Knoxville not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UT Knoxville is 4.4 years, and it costs about $35,508 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UT Knoxville is $155,525. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Our rankings recognize Tennessee Technological University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Tennessee Tech University is a large public school located in the remote town of Cookeville. Tennessee Tech University also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

It takes the average student at Tennessee Tech University about 4.6 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,120. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech University be around $132,787. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

Our rankings recognize Austin Peay State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Austin Peay State University is a large public school located in the city of Clarksville. Austin Peay State University also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

It takes the average student at Austin Peay State University about 4.5 years to graduate, and it costs about $23,346 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University is $105,057. 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 Middle Tennessee State University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Murfreesboro, Middle Tennessee State University is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Middle Tennessee State University has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee ranking.

At Middle Tennessee State University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,337. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University is $130,917. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Tennessee State University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Nashville, Tennessee State University is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Tennessee State University also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Tennessee State University is 6.0 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $25,349. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University is $151,587. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 255
Florida 441
Virginia 333
Georgia 433
West Virginia 149
North Carolina 581
South Carolina 353
Alabama 282
Louisiana 217
Kentucky 598
Arkansas 474

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 286
Animal Science 170
Agricultural Economics & Business 76
Plant Sciences 51
Food Science Technology 45

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Majors Similar to Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,764
Engineering 1,750
Computer & Information Sciences 844
Physical Sciences 534
Mathematics & Statistics 396

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 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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