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2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

There are about 28,538 students enrolled in Agricultural Business and Management in the USA.

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popularity

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

8,786

Vs. National Avg.

-44%

popularity Rank

#107

cost

Very Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$14K

Vs. National Avg.

-41%

cost Rank

#373

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$35K

Vs. National Avg.

-13%

salary Rank

#368

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-3%

professors Rank

#296

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-10%

students Rank

#395

SUMMARY

Studying Agricultural Business and Management is not only a valuable choice, but typically a mandatory first step for undergraduates choosing to begin a career as an agricultural supply chain analyst, a livestock commission agent, or an agricultural economist. Interestingly, agricultural business and management is fairly common coming in at the 79th most popular major. Last year alone, there were 5,324 agricultural business and management degrees conferred. In-state tuition for agricultural business and management at private schools is, on average, 2.9 times more spendy than their public peers.

With only 118 universities offering agricultural business and management you may have a more finite list of the institutions that will have an option for you. If you are looking to surround yourself with other agricultural business and management undergraduates, consider looking at schools in Texas which have more undergrads admitted to agricultural business and management than any other state. More generally, the best region to major in agricultural business and management is in the Southeast region with University of Florida, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, and Clemson University best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to study agricultural business and management is the Southeastern Conference with University of Florida, University of Georgia, and Texas A & M University-College Station representing the conference. From our list on the best colleges, our choice for the best school for agricultural business and management is Cornell University.

The best school might not actually be the best school for you. There can be a bunch more factors to consider when selecting ​university. Features like campus amenities, transportation services, and food would definitely alter one's decision of where to go to university. At authority.org, we evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, as an example, you are intrigued by which agricultural business and management school has the top campus, the answer is Michigan State University. If, for example, you are mostly interested in which college boasts the best campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, professor reviews, student reviews, and more so we can compare every major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our comprehensive list for the schools with the best student life&nbsphere and from that list, our selection of the school with the best student life for agricultural business and management is Cornell University. Curious why? Keep reading to discover more about Authority's top selections. Many of our conclusions might surprise you.

If expense is a significant factor in your choice of where you attend school, you might consider avoiding Cornell University. Cornell University&nbspis our most expensive university for agricultural business and management, at least for out of state students. We have an entire list of the most expensive&nbspschools that could put the expense of Cornell University&nbspinto perspective. You could also want to know that agricultural business and management is the 254th most expensive major in the United States, with an average cost of $26,800. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for agricultural business and management on our list is Michigan demonstrated with a tuition of $40,384 at Michigan State University. Even more broadly, the most expensive region for agricultural business and management is the New England region which is best demonstrated with University of Connecticut with a cost of $36,466, and Vermont Technical College with a cost of $27,336.

Our cheapest region for agricultural business and management is the Southwest region which is represented by Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a cost of $13,710, Oklahoma Panhandle State University with a cost of $4,440, and West Texas A & M University with a cost of $6,960. More optimistically, the most affordable university for agricultural business and management is Texas Tech University. Our comprehensive list of the most affordable schools can be explored here.

In-state attendees can anticipate paying about $9,900 for a degree in agricultural business and management. The price inflates significantly to an average of $23,100 for the out-of-state public-school student. As such, you might be interested in our choice for the college representing the best value for agricultural business and management: Cornell University. On this page you will see our comprehensive list for the colleges we believe to be the best value&nbspin general. That being said, this section is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.

Earnings for agricultural business and management students can cover a wide range, but two years after leaving college graduates will typically earn around $53,900. While there can be much variation in salary; highest paid earners can experience pay up to $120,000. Even straight out of college, the lowest end positions within the agricultural business and management field make $24,000, which could be worse. The top earning graduates from agricultural business and management have come from Cornell University&nbspand if you are looking for universities with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The all-around diversity of agricultural business and management lies subpar, falling within only the 17th percentile of majors nationally. The school with the highest composite diversity for agricultural business and management is Cornell University&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list of the colleges which have the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Agricultural Business and Management major only is in the 92nd percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 14th percentile. White undergraduates compose the largest proportion at 77% of students studying agricultural business and management. Additionally, 62% of undergraduates pursuing an agricultural business and management degree are men.

The median rating for agricultural business and management professors is 3.6 stars, a score that is 10% below the median for every major; which is a subpar ranking. If you are looking for the most popular agricultural business and management professor nationally, look no further than Ryan Goodrich at University of California-Davis. This might be shocking, but the top ranked instructors of agricultural business and management according to students come from University of California-Davis. As we including information beyond just rankings it becomes clear that the school with comprehensively the best instructors for agricultural business and management is Cornell University. One will find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the best instructors nationwide.

Finally, the hardest school to get into for agricultural business and management is Cornell University. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we do have a comprehensive page of the hardest colleges to get into. Although, we hope you understand that approaching academics with a perspective only shaped by superlatives could cause issues. We hope you explore our other pages on individual colleges and peruse a few of our helpful background 'blog posts' on beneficial things to think about as you progress with your school search.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL | www.illinois.edu/

63%

Acceptance

57,324

Students

#125

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY | www.cornell.edu/

11%

Acceptance

24,594

Students

#14

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL | www.ufl.edu/

31%

Acceptance

58,857

Students

#76

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA |

0%

Acceptance

0

Students

#0

Ranking

$0

Tuition

A

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH | www.osu.edu/

68%

Acceptance

66,017

Students

#194

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA | www.vt.edu/

66%

Acceptance

38,350

Students

#130

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Texas A & M University-College Station

College Station, TX | https://www.tamu.edu/

63%

Acceptance

73,308

Students

#123

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN | https://www.purdue.edu/

67%

Acceptance

49,027

Students

#129

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC | www.ncsu.edu/

46%

Acceptance

40,537

Students

#136

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD | www.umd.edu/

51%

Acceptance

44,404

Students

#98

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of California-Davis

Davis, CA | ucdavis.edu/

46%

Acceptance

41,236

Students

#96

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Stillwater, OK | www.okstate.edu/

67%

Acceptance

26,463

Students

#453

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX | www.tcu.edu/

48%

Acceptance

11,506

Students

#119

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Iowa State University

Ames, IA | www.iastate.edu/

88%

Acceptance

35,319

Students

#375

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia, MO | https://missouri.edu/

82%

Acceptance

32,916

Students

#450

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN | https://twin-cities.umn.edu/

70%

Acceptance

63,760

Students

#159

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Clemson University

Clemson, SC | www.clemson.edu/

62%

Acceptance

28,933

Students

#153

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX | www.ttu.edu/

70%

Acceptance

41,909

Students

#406

Ranking

$24K

Tuition

A

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI | https://www.msu.edu/

76%

Acceptance

55,406

Students

#178

Ranking

$40K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

Auburn University

Auburn, AL | www.auburn.edu/

85%

Acceptance

32,840

Students

#276

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA | calpoly.edu/

38%

Acceptance

22,817

Students

#114

Ranking

$26K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Delaware

Newark, DE | www.udel.edu/

66%

Acceptance

26,527

Students

#142

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Agricultural Business and Management

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT | uconn.edu/

56%

Acceptance

29,818

Students

#134

Ranking

$41K

Tuition

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