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

6 Colleges
688 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,627 Avg Cost*

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

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in TennesseeWith 688 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, agriculture and agriculture operations is the #17 most popular major in Tennessee. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.3% of all the agriculture and agriculture operations bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee ranking, we looked at 6 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 Tennessee

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

The University of Tennessee - Martin tops the 2021 list of our schools in Tennessee that are best for non-traditional agriculture and agriculture operations students. UT Martin is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Martin. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UT Martin has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee ranking.

The student loan default rate at UT Martin is lower than is typical, just 8.4% of students default in three years. 1,540 students at UT Martin are exclusively online. About 2,242 of the students at UT Martin are attending part time. UT Martin does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The University of Tennessee - Knoxville earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Knoxville, UT Knoxville is a public school with a very large student population. UT Knoxville also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

The student loan default rate at UT Knoxville is lower than is typical, just 4.7% of students default in three years. Approximately 9,112 students take at least one class online at UT Knoxville. About 3,637 of the students at UT Knoxville are attending part time. UT Knoxville does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize Tennessee Technological University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Tennessee Tech University is a large public school located in the remote town of Cookeville. Tennessee Tech University also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

The student loan default rate at Tennessee Tech University is lower than is typical, just 5.0% of students default in three years. Approximately 6,322 students take at least one class online at Tennessee Tech University. About 1,896 of the students at Tennessee Tech University are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Tennessee State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Nashville, Tennessee State University is a public school with a medium-sized student population. Tennessee State University also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

There are approximately 7,217 students at Tennessee State University that take at least one class online. 2,108 students are part time. Tennessee State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Austin Peay State University is a large public school located in the midsize city of Clarksville. Austin Peay State University also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee rankings.

There are approximately 4,081 students at Austin Peay State University that take at least one class online. 3,629 of Austin Peay State University students are attending part time. Austin Peay State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Middle Tennessee State University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of Murfreesboro, Middle Tennessee State University is a public school with a very large student population. Middle Tennessee State University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Tennessee list.

Approximately 5,857 students take at least one class online at Middle Tennessee State University. 5,400 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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

Explore all the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges 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
West Virginia 149
North Carolina 581
South Carolina 353
Alabama 282
Louisiana 217
Kentucky 598
Arkansas 474

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Agriculture 303
Animal Science 182
Agricultural Economics & Business 95
Plant Sciences 68
Food Science Technology 59

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Majors Similar to Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,327
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,274
Computer & Information Sciences 1,480
Engineering Technologies 1,022
Physical Sciences 723

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 6 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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