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Agricultural Economics Schools in California

759 students earned Agricultural Business degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Agricultural Economics is the 123rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in California

Agricultural Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 450
Associate’s Degree 196
Master’s Degree 55
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 14
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 14

Gender Distribution

In California, a agricultural business major is more popular with men than with women.

Agricultural Economics Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of agricultural business majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.8%
  • White: 48.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.3%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Agricultural Economics Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in California

There are 257,120 people in the state and 2,210,520 people in the nation working in agricultural business jobs.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in California

Agricultural Business grads earn an average of $66,350 in the state and $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in California that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
21,426 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. 68% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.46 years.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
24,298 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.98 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
17,110 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 56%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
38,634 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid.

#5

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,380 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 31 to 1.

#6

Merced College

Merced
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,173 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 38% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Hartnell College

Salinas
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,024 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,647. The student to faculty ratio is 35 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
28,058 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,842. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,068 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $22,900 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,454.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,815 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. In their early career, College of the Sequoias grads earn an average salary of $21,700. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

Agricultural Economics Careers in CA

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $61,540
Economists 6% $114,660
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 6% $59,250
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 6% $41,070
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 5% $24,370
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents 0% $0
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -4% $78,940

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to agricultural business.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Animal Science 759
Agricultural Production 676
Horticulture 615
Food Science Technology 369
Agricultural Mechanization 366
General Agriculture 295
Plant Sciences 231
Agricultural Public Services 30

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View Nationwide Agricultural Economics Report

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