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Agricultural Economics in Nebraska

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Agricultural Economics Schools in Nebraska

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

In this state, Agricultural Economics is the 19th most popular major out of a total 235 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 145
Bachelor’s Degree 119
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 115
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 30
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 30
Master’s Degree 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.5%
  • White: 96.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 0.9%
Agricultural Economics Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Nebraska

14,520 people in the state and 2,210,520 in the nation are employed in jobs related to agricultural business.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Nebraska

A typical salary for a agricultural business grad in the state is $60,330, compared to a typical salary of $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,368 Total Students

In their early career, Central Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,100. A typical student attending Central Community College will pay a net price of $8,217. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
25,390 Total Students

In their early career, UNL grads earn an average salary of $37,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,086.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,756 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 55%.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,258 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $8,760. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,279 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.64 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,603.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
331 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,469. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%.

Agricultural Economics Careers in NE

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 14% $47,050
Agricultural Sciences Professors 10% $81,090
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 8% $55,790
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 7% $51,680
Farm and Home Management Advisors 6% $64,660
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 6% $56,130
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 4% $30,280
Economists 0% $73,530
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents -3% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Animal Science 144
Plant Sciences 139
Agricultural Production 83
Food Science Technology 82
Horticulture 60
General Agriculture 60
Agricultural Mechanization 36
Agricultural Public Services 8

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