Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

2022 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

14 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
3,138 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded
$34,510 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you're seeking a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #23 one in the country in terms of popularity.As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

College Factual looked at 14 colleges and universities when compiling its 2022 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 3,138 degrees in agriculture and agriculture operations to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School

Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region Your choice of agriculture and agriculture operations school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Agriculture & Agriculture Operations School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degree Level

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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Best Schools for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Middle Atlantic Region

The schools below may not offer all types of agriculture and agriculture operations degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer.

10 Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools in Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
737 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Cornell University is a wonderful option for students pursuing a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Ithaca. A Best Schools rank of #16 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Cornell is a great university overall.

There were approximately 737 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Cornell in the most recent data year. Agriculture & Agriculture Operations degree recipients from Cornell University receive an earnings boost of approximately $10,523 over the average earnings of agriculture and agriculture operations graduates.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
226 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

University of Maryland - College Park is a great option for students pursuing a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. UMCP is a fairly large public university located in the large suburb of College Park. A Best Schools rank of #74 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UMCP is a great university overall.

There were about 226 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at UMCP in the most recent year we have data available. After graduating, agriculture and agriculture operations degree recipients typically make around $33,800 in their early careers.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DE
201 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in agriculture and agriculture operations has to look into University of Delaware. UD is a very large public university located in the suburb of Newark. A Best Schools rank of #119 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UD is a great university overall.

There were approximately 201 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at UD in the most recent data year.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
148 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat Rutgers University - New Brunswick if you wish to pursue a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large public university located in the city of New Brunswick. A Best Schools rank of #153 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Rutgers New Brunswick is a great university overall.

There were approximately 148 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Rutgers New Brunswick in the most recent data year. Graduates who receive their degree from the agriculture and agriculture operations program make about $27,400 in the first couple years of their career.

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#5

Centenary University

Hackettstown, NJ
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$20,276 Median Student Debt

Centenary is a small private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Hackettstown. A Best Schools rank of #1013 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Centenary is a great university overall.

There were roughly 28 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Centenary in the most recent year we have data available. After graduating, agriculture and agriculture operations degree recipients generally earn around $31,900 in the first five years of their career.

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#6

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
135 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

DelVal is a small private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Doylestown. This university ranks 70th out of 134 colleges for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were approximately 135 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at DelVal in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the agriculture and agriculture operations program earn an average of $31,000 in their early career salary.

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#7

Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, PA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In PA
57 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Harcum College is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large suburb of Bryn Mawr. A Best Schools rank of #570 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Harcum College is a great college overall.

There were about 57 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Harcum College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#8

Alfred State College

Alfred, NY
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In NY
42 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Alfred State is a small public college located in the town of Alfred. This college ranks 115th out of 160 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were about 42 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Alfred State in the most recent year we have data available.

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#9

SUNY Cobleskill

Cobleskill, NY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
238 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Located in the distant town of Cobleskill, SUNY Cobleskill is a public school with a small student population. This school ranks 103rd out of 160 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were approximately 238 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at SUNY Cobleskill in the most recent year we have data available. After graduation, agriculture and agriculture operations degree recipients generally make around $26,800 at the beginning of their careers.

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#10

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In PA

Located in the large city of Philadelphia, Temple is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #431 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Temple is a great university overall.

There were roughly 10 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Temple in the most recent year we have data available.

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Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges by State

Explore the best agriculture and agriculture operations colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New Jersey 38 255
Pennsylvania 38 721
New York 38 1,115
Maryland 37 270
Delaware 33 178

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Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 774
Animal Science 543
Agricultural Economics & Business 474
Food Science Technology 224
General Agriculture 214
Plant Sciences 166
Horticulture 124
Agricultural Production 116
Animal Services 85
Agriculture/Veterinary Preparatory Programs 65

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to W.carter.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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