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Agricultural Economics Schools in Kentucky

66 students earned Agricultural Business degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Agricultural Economics is the 123rd most popular major in the state out of a total 256 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 57
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 7.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 68.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.1%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Agricultural Economics Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Kentucky

28,850 people in the state and 2,210,520 in the nation are employed in jobs related to agricultural business.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, agricultural business grads earn an average of $49,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $55,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Kentucky that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate.


Brescia University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,015 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. The 9.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Agricultural Economics Careers in KY

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $45,200
Economists 14% $0
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 10% $73,110
Agricultural Sciences Professors 6% $64,780
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 5% $25,230
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 5% $45,390
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 2% $46,440
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents -7% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
General Agriculture 199
Other Agriculture 180
Agricultural Production 172
Animal Science 74
Agricultural Public Services 42
Animal Services 35
Plant Sciences 20
Horticulture 7

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View Nationwide Agricultural Economics Report


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