Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

2022 Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Southeast Region

51 Colleges in the Southeast Region
9,047 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded
$30,582 Avg Early-Career Salary
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #23 out of the 38 majors we look at each year. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 51 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Schools in the Southeast Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 9,047 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 Southeast Region The agriculture and agriculture operations program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations rankings. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for agriculture and agriculture operations schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Rankings by Degree Level

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 in the Southeast Region list, to help you choose the best school for you. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations in the Southeast Region

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the agriculture and agriculture operations degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top Southeast Region Schools in Agriculture & Agriculture Operations

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, AL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
438 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Auburn University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. Located in the city of Auburn, Auburn is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #216 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Auburn is a great university overall.

There were roughly 438 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Auburn in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the agriculture and agriculture operations program at Auburn University get $8,184 above the typical college graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#2

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
717 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

University of Florida is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. UF is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville. A Best Schools rank of #94 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UF is a great university overall.

There were approximately 717 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at UF in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the agriculture and agriculture operations program state that they receive average early career wages of $29,350.

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#3

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In VA
591 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Any student pursuing a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations needs to check out Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Blacksburg. A Best Schools rank of #73 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Virginia Tech is a great school overall.

There were roughly 591 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Virginia Tech in the most recent year we have data available.

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#4

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
564 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

It's hard to beat University of Georgia if you want to pursue a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations. UGA is a very large public university located in the medium-sized city of Athens. A Best Schools rank of #116 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UGA is a great university overall.

There were approximately 564 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at UGA in the most recent data year. Those agriculture and agriculture operations students who get their degree from University of Georgia receive $3,818 more than the standard agriculture and agriculture operations grad.

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

Located in the city of Raleigh, NC State is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #123 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means NC State is a great university overall.

There were roughly 825 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at NC State in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the agriculture and agriculture operations degree program at North Carolina State University earn $4,418 more than the standard college grad with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
9th Most Popular In NC

A-B Tech is a medium-sized public college located in the city of Asheville. This college ranks 87th out of 113 schools for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were about 27 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at A-B Tech in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in agriculture and agriculture operations from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

#7

Clemson University

Clemson, SC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
361 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Clemson is a very large public university located in the suburb of Clemson. A Best Schools rank of #195 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Clemson is a great university overall.

There were roughly 361 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Clemson in the most recent year we have data available. Soon after graduation, agriculture and agriculture operations degree recipients typically earn an average of $30,520 in the first five years of their career.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In TN
59 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Tennessee Tech University is a large public university located in the town of Cookeville. This university ranks 9th out of 50 colleges for overall quality in the state of Tennessee.

There were about 59 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Tennessee Tech University in the most recent year we have data available.

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#9

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
324 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

UARK is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Fayetteville. A Best Schools rank of #493 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UARK is a great university overall.

There were roughly 324 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at UARK in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the agriculture and agriculture operations degree program at University of Arkansas make $5,318 more than the typical college graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#10

Murray State University

Murray, KY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
288 Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Degrees Awarded

Murray State is a moderately-sized public university located in the remote town of Murray. This university ranks 14th out of 45 schools for overall quality in the state of Kentucky.

There were about 288 agriculture and agriculture operations students who graduated with this degree at Murray State in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the agriculture and agriculture operations major at Murray State University earn $3,518 more than the standard college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Colleges by State

Explore the best agriculture and agriculture operations schools for a specific state in the Southeast Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
North Carolina 38 1,117
West Virginia 38 217
South Carolina 38 462
Florida 38 671
Virginia 38 493
Arkansas 38 666
Mississippi 38 371
Alabama 37 406
Kentucky 37 732
Georgia 37 666
Tennessee 37 795
Louisiana 36 272

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Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 2,016
Agricultural Economics & Business 1,458
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 857
General Agriculture 826
Plant Sciences 720
Agricultural Production 531
Food Science Technology 369
Horticulture 342
Other Agriculture 336
Agricultural Public Services 198

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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).
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More about our data sources and methodologies.

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