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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas

10 Colleges
2,500 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,674 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in TexasIn 2018-2019, 2,500 bachelor's degrees were awarded to agriculture and agriculture operations students who went to a Texas college or university. This makes it the #15 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 21,156 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 11.8% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas ranking analyzed 10 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those agriculture and agriculture operations schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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2021 Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in Texas

Check out the agriculture and agriculture operations programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Top 10 Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools

#1

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public school with a very large student population. Texas Tech also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list, coming in at #2.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Texas Tech is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $23,296. 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 Texas Tech is $105,298. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to West Texas A&M University. Located in the fringe town of Canyon, West Texas A&M University is a public school with a medium-sized student population. West Texas A&M University also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list, coming in at #6.

It takes the average student at West Texas A&M University about 4.4 years to graduate, and it costs about $16,505 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University be around $72,952. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Sam Houston State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Huntsville, SHSU is a public college with a very large student population. SHSU also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list, coming in at #3.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at SHSU to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $22,492. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the SHSU is $101,889. 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 Texas A&M University - College Station as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Texas A&M is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of College Station. Texas A&M did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list.

It takes the average student at Texas A&M about 4.4 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $38,607. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M be around $168,327. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Texas A&M University - Commerce earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Texas A&M Commerce is a large public school located in the distant town of Commerce. In addition to being on our best value list, Texas A&M Commerce has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas ranking.

At Texas A&M Commerce, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $24,650. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Texas A&M Commerce is $111,172. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Texas A&M University - Kingsville earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Texas A&M Kingsville is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Kingsville. Texas A&M Kingsville also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list, coming in at #4.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Texas A&M Kingsville is 4.6 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $26,950. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M Kingsville be around $123,162. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#7

Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

Angelo State University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of San Angelo, Angelo State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Angelo State also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list, coming in at #9.

At Angelo State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $21,776. 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 Angelo State is $97,339. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#8

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Tarleton State University. Located in the remote town of Stephenville, Tarleton is a public school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Tarleton has also earned the #7 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas ranking.

It takes the average student at Tarleton about 4.5 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $22,595. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Tarleton be around $101,226. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

Our rankings recognize Texas State University as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Texas State is a very large public school located in the city of San Marcos. Texas State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #8 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Texas list.

The average student at Texas State graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $24,274. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Texas State is $111,418. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#10

Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX

Prairie View A & M University earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Prairie View, PVAMU is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

At PVAMU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.9 years, and it costs about $25,590 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the PVAMU is $124,367. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 133
Oklahoma 588
New Mexico 149

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 828
Animal Science 646
General Agriculture 378
Agricultural Public Services 173
Agricultural Production 165

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 10,120
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 8,716
Computer & Information Sciences 5,088
Physical Sciences 2,029
Mathematics & Statistics 1,931

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 10 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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