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2021 Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Iowa

1 College
849 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,749 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School for You

Best Value Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in IowaAgriculture & Agriculture Operations is the #12 most popular major in Iowa with 849 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 21,156 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.0% were from a college or university in the state.

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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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School in Iowa

The following school tops our list of the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School

Iowa State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Ames, Iowa State is a public school with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Iowa State has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Iowa ranking.

The average student at Iowa State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $26,749. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State is about $118,231. 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 Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 775
Minnesota 325
Kansas 618
South Dakota 358
Nebraska 469
North Dakota 294

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 301
Animal Science 239
Plant Sciences 139
Agricultural Mechanization 64
International Agriculture 41

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,208
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,425
Computer & Information Sciences 870
Mathematics & Statistics 466
Physical Sciences 395

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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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