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Agricultural Economics Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 184 students earned their Agricultural Business degrees in CO.

An Agricultural Economics major is the 95th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 80
Bachelor’s Degree 63
Associate’s Degree 26
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Master’s Degree 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 87.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 3.8%
Agricultural Economics Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Colorado

35,940 people in the state and 2,210,520 in the nation are employed in jobs related to agricultural business.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Colorado

Agricultural Business grads earn an average of $62,600 in the state and $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Colorado that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,426 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. In their early career, Colorado State grads earn an average salary of $36,800.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,279 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. A typical student attending Otero JC will pay a net price of $10,679. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,390 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,484. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,266 Total Students

A typical student attending Morgan Community College will pay a net price of $8,205. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. 95% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
849 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,459. 39% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,621 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,806. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#7

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,373 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years. In their early career, Colorado Mesa grads earn an average salary of $30,700. The full-time teacher rate is 52%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,634 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,080 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, MSU Denver grads earn an average salary of $34,100. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Agricultural Economics Careers in CO

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 26% $56,700
Agricultural Sciences Professors 20% $78,000
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 17% $59,320
Economists 14% $101,670
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents 9% $0
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 9% $54,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Animal Services 113
Animal Science 106
Horticulture 73
Plant Sciences 63
Agricultural Production 43
Soil Sciences 37
General Agriculture 24
Food Science Technology 15

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