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2021 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Pennsylvania

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

Finding the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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.

For this year's Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Pennsylvania ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture and agriculture operations. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent agriculture and agriculture operations programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the agriculture and agriculture operations program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Pennsylvania

The following schools top our list of the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Pennsylvania that are best for non-traditional agriculture and agriculture operations students. Located in the large suburb of Doylestown, DelVal is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. DelVal did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Pennsylvania list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.0%. There are approximately 467 students at DelVal that take at least one class online. There are roughly 512 part time students in attendance at DelVal. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Pennsylvania State University - University Park as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public college with a fairly large student population. Penn State University Park did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Pennsylvania list.

The student loan default rate at Penn State University Park is lower than is typical, just 4.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 13,255 students take at least one class online at Penn State University Park. 1,670 of Penn State University Park students are attending part time. Penn State University Park does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 214
Horticulture 122
Agricultural Economics & Business 111
Plant Sciences 78
Food Science Technology 72

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 10,265
Computer & Information Sciences 8,453
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 7,276
Engineering Technologies 3,157
Physical Sciences 2,680

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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