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2021 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region

5 Colleges
645 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,947 Avg Cost*

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

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England RegionAgriculture & Agriculture Operations is the #22 most popular major in the country with 21,156 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 645 went to students in the New England region of the United States.

This year's Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in agriculture and agriculture operations. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great agriculture and agriculture operations programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the agriculture and agriculture operations program at the school. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region

Check out the agriculture and agriculture operations programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Massachusetts Amherst has taken the #1 spot in this year's agriculture and agriculture operations ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public college with a very large student population. UMass Amherst not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the New England Region list.

About 3.0% of UMass Amherst students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 3,607 students at UMass Amherst are exclusively online. 6,250 of UMass Amherst students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Burlington, UVM is a public college with a large student population. UVM did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the New England Region list.

The student loan default rate at UVM is lower than is typical, just 2.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,537 students take at least one class online at UVM. 1,454 of UVM students are attending part time. UVM does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Connecticut earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Storrs, UCONN is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UCONN, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the New England Region ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.3%. Approximately 2,844 students take at least one class online at UCONN. About 3,231 of the students at UCONN are attending part time.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Rhode Island. Located in the large suburb of Kingston, URI is a public college with a fairly large student population. URI not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the New England Region list.

About 4.4% of URI students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,055 students at URI that take at least one class online. About 3,456 of the students at URI are attending part time. URI does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. UNH is a large public school located in the small suburb of Durham. UNH also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the New England Region list, coming in at #5.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.2%. Approximately 1,816 students take at least one class online at UNH. 1,402 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges by State

Explore the best for non-traditional students agriculture and agriculture operations schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 122
Maine 72
Rhode Island 109
Massachusetts 120
New Hampshire 63
Connecticut 159

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 349
Agricultural Production 146
Plant Sciences 96
Food Science Technology 92
Horticulture 81

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Majors Similar to Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 13,791
Computer & Information Sciences 11,592
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 11,297
Mathematics & Statistics 4,476
Physical Sciences 3,212

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 5 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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