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Agricultural Economics in Mississippi

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Agricultural Economics Schools in Mississippi

103 students earned Agricultural Business degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Agricultural Economics is the 78th most popular major in the state out of a total 235 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 52
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 32
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 32
Associate’s Degree 16
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 29.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 65.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Agricultural Economics Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 16,310 people employed in jobs related to an agricultural business degree, compared to 2,210,520 nationwide.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a agricultural business grad in the state is $47,000, compared to a typical salary of $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Mississippi that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Mississippi State.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,827 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,100 a year. A typical student attending Hinds Community College will pay a net price of $4,086. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.


Alcorn State University

Alcorn State
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,523 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,537 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,465. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. In their early career, ICC grads earn an average salary of $22,600.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,905.

Agricultural Economics Careers in MS

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 8% $44,070
Farm and Home Management Advisors 7% $49,410
Agricultural Sciences Professors 7% $96,010
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 3% $0
Economists 0% $65,410
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 0% $42,660
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -2% $0
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters -3% $23,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Animal Science 104
Agricultural Production 76
Plant Sciences 58
Horticulture 42
Food Science Technology 25
General Agriculture 20
Agricultural Mechanization 19
Other Agriculture 8

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