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Agricultural Economics in Minnesota

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Agricultural Economics Schools in Minnesota

331 Agricultural Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Agricultural Economics is the 67th most popular major out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 197
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 197
Bachelor’s Degree 89
Associate’s Degree 27
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 18

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 93.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Agricultural Economics Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Minnesota

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. MN

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Minnesota

Agricultural Business grads earn an average of $62,070 in the state and $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,362 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $10,643. Graduates earn an average $31,000 after graduation.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,734 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,479. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,298 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Ridgewater College grads earn an average salary of $29,800. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,409.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,500 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. A typical student attending Northland Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $11,303. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#5

South Central College

North Mankato
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,746 Total Students

In their early career, South Central College grads earn an average salary of $30,500. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,184. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,325 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. 83% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,847.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,167 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,810 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.30%. A typical student attending UMN Crookston will pay a net price of $11,410. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,263 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,748. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 48% of the teachers are full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,029 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Central Lakes College grads earn an average salary of $29,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time.

Agricultural Economics Careers in MN

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 11% $61,550
Computer User Support Specialists 6% $53,770
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 6% $35,650
Economists 5% $68,050
Agricultural Sciences Professors 5% $0
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 2% $58,830
Farm and Home Management Advisors 0% $59,430
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -3% $95,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Animal Science 145
Plant Sciences 104
Food Science Technology 57
Horticulture 55
Agricultural Production 44
Agricultural Mechanization 27
Animal Services 18
General Agriculture 10

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