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

4 Colleges
474 Bachelor's Degrees
$21,746 Avg Cost*

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

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in ArkansasIn 2018-2019, 474 bachelor's degrees were awarded to agriculture and agriculture operations students who went to a Arkansas college or university. This makes it the #12 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 21,156 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.2% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Arkansas ranking looked at 4 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 Arkansas

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

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas has taken the #1 spot in this year's agriculture and agriculture operations ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the small city of Fayetteville, UARK is a public school with a very large student population. UARK did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas list.

The student loan default rate at UARK is lower than is typical, just 4.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 5,366 students take at least one class online at UARK. 5,176 of UARK students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Arkansas State University - Main Campus landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best agriculture and agriculture operations schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Jonesboro, A-State is a public school with a fairly large student population. A-State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas rankings.

The student loan default rate at A-State is lower than is typical, just 5.9% of students default in three years. 4,220 of A-State students are exclusively distance learners. 6,253 students are part time. A-State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#3

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

Arkansas Tech University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Russellville, ATU is a public school with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at ATU, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas ranking.

2,845 students at ATU are exclusively online. 5,518 of ATU students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Arkansas at Monticello landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best agriculture and agriculture operations schools for non-traditional students. Located in the remote town of Monticello, UAM is a public college with a small student population. UAM also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Arkansas list, coming in at #4.

There are approximately 962 students at UAM that take at least one class online. About 961 of the students at UAM are attending part time. UAM does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

Explore all the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 255
Florida 441
Virginia 333
Georgia 433
North Carolina 581
Alabama 282
Tennessee 688
West Virginia 149
South Carolina 353
Louisiana 217
Kentucky 598

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 347
Animal Science 121
Plant Sciences 59
General Agriculture 39
Food Science Technology 32

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 999
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 996
Computer & Information Sciences 992
Engineering Technologies 586
Physical Sciences 441

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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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