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Agricultural Economics Schools in Pennsylvania

111 students earned Agricultural Business degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Agricultural Economics is the 180th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 109
Master’s Degree 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.0%
  • White: 74.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.4%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
Agricultural Economics Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 93,330 people in the state and 2,210,520 people in the nation working in agricultural business jobs.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Pennsylvania

Agricultural Business grads earn an average of $60,800 in the state and $55,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Penn State University Park. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,428 Total Students

The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
3,244 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#5

Lackawanna College

Scranton
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,873 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $17,840. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,351 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,923. In their early career, Penn State Brandywine grads earn an average salary of $40,100. Most students complete their degree in 4.75 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 1 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,894.

Agricultural Economics Careers in PA

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $49,800
Agricultural Sciences Professors 5% $102,150
Economists 3% $84,520
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 2% $54,290
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 2% $25,070
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 0% $57,450
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -4% $91,340
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents -8% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Animal Science 214
Horticulture 142
Plant Sciences 96
Food Science Technology 79
Agricultural Production 47
General Agriculture 36
Animal Services 16
International Agriculture 12

View all majors related to Agricultural Economics

View Nationwide Agricultural Economics Report

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