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2023 Agronomy and Crop Science Students

There are about 2,571 students enrolled in Agronomy and Crop Science in the USA.

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College is an incredibly momentous time in one's life; it's an occasion for personal growth and expansion. Undergrads continue to learn who they would like to become and forge many of the requisite skills to be a successful member of society. But growth goes far beyond a classroom environment - the campus dialogue, the personal lesson received from an old professor, the exposure to a different vantage point. As such, a diverse student body greatly enhances what one gains from the time at college.

Agronomy and Crop Science is in the bottom 10% of subjects for ethnic diversity*. 79% of the United States' Agronomy and Crop Science majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(13%), latino students (6%), and asian students (1%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is Oklahoma Panhandle State University located in Goodwell, OK.

Second, Agronomy and Crop Science significatly skews male, with practically 2/3 of students majoring in Agronomy and Crop Science identifying as men. The most gender balanced school in the top 100 is University of Vermont in Burlington, VT.

Another critical type of diversity is income diversity. Agronomy and Crop Science is more economically diverse than 62% of subjects. 30% of its students come from very high income families, 17% are from families that earn between $75,000 and $110,000 a year, and 22% grew up in households with a sub $30,000 yearly income. Northwest Missouri State University is the most financially diverse college in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall OK is the most diverse state for Agronomy and Crop Science. The Southwest is the most diverse region, and the Sooner Athletic Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 1%

  • Black: 1%

  • Latino: 6%

  • White: 79%

  • Other: 13%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 68%

  • Female: 32%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 22%

  • 30k - 48k: 14%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 17%

  • Over 110k: 30%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 69%

  • Out of State: 27%

  • International: 3%

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