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Horticulture at Northern Virginia Community College

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Horticulture at Northern Virginia Community College

If you plan to study horticulture, take a look at what Northern Virginia Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Northern Virginia Community College is located in Annandale, Virginia and approximately 51,822 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Horticulture section at the bottom of this page.

Northern Virginia Community College Horticulture Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Horticulture

Northern Virginia Community College Horticulture Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Horticulture Student Demographics at Northern Virginia Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the horticulture majors at Northern Virginia Community College.

Northern Virginia Community College Horticulture Associate’s Program

60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 40% of horticulture associate's degrees went to men and 60% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in horticulture only graduates about 36% women each year. The program at Northern Virginia Community College may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 24% more women than average.

Northern Virginia Community College Gender Breakdown of Horticulture Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in horticulture at Northern Virginia Community College are white. Around 80% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northern Virginia Community College with a associate's in horticulture.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Horticulture Majors at Northern Virginia Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Horticulture Grads May Go Into

A degree in horticulture can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for Northern Virginia Community College.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Retail Sales Supervisors 32,140 $47,330
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 2,670 $50,160
Pesticide Applicators 440 $35,790
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 40 $84,630


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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