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

2 Colleges
469 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,457 Avg Cost*

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

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in NebraskaWith 469 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, agriculture and agriculture operations is the #11 most popular major in Nebraska. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.2% of all the agriculture and agriculture operations bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Nebraska ranking looked at 2 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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The agriculture and agriculture operations school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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

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

About 3.5% of UNL students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 10,178 students take at least one class online at UNL. There are roughly 3,629 part time students in attendance at UNL. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Nebraska at Kearney landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best agriculture and agriculture operations schools for non-traditional students. Located in the distant town of Kearney, UNK is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. UNK also made our Best Colleges for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in Nebraska list, coming in at #2.

The student loan default rate at UNK is lower than is typical, just 4.6% of students default in three years. 1,997 students at UNK are exclusively online. About 2,115 of the students at UNK are attending part time. UNK does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 775
Minnesota 325
Kansas 618
South Dakota 358
Iowa 849
North Dakota 294

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Agricultural Economics & Business 277
Animal Science 144
Plant Sciences 139
Food Science Technology 82
Agricultural Production 66

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Majors Similar to Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 1,163
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,159
Engineering 682
Engineering Technologies 337
Physical Sciences 250

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*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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