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Agricultural Economics Schools in Illinois

408 students earned Agricultural Business degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Agricultural Economics is the 100th most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 228
Associate’s Degree 118
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 43
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 43
Master’s Degree 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 81.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.4%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
Agricultural Economics Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Illinois

There are 67,710 people in the state and 2,210,520 people in the nation working in agricultural business jobs.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a agricultural business grad in the state is $53,020, compared to a typical salary of $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Illinois that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

#2

Lake Land College

Mattoon
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,583 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $4,809. Graduates earn an average $25,200 after graduation.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. In their early career, SIUC grads earn an average salary of $33,200. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

#4

Parkland College

Champaign
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,074 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,249.

#5

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,164 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,490. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,726 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,333 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,400 a year.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,924 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time.

#7

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,777 Total Students

A typical student attending Wabash Valley College will pay a net price of $1,545. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 31 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,000 a year.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,486 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,800 a year. 90% of students get financical aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Agricultural Economics Careers in IL

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $50,470
Economists 4% $104,230
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 4% $46,270
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 1% $60,090
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 0% $55,930
Agricultural Sciences Professors 0% $83,060
Farm and Home Management Advisors -3% $36,520
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents -4% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Horticulture 656
General Agriculture 416
Animal Science 210
Agricultural Mechanization 187
Food Science Technology 183
Agricultural Production 174
Plant Sciences 86
Animal Services 33

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