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Agricultural Economics Schools in Texas

1,081 students earned Agricultural Business degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Agricultural Economics is the 70th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Agricultural Economics Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 828
Master’s Degree 68
Associate’s Degree 64
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 51
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 51
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 51
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19

Gender Distribution

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

Agricultural Economics Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.3%
  • White: 76.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Agricultural Economics Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Agricultural Economics Grads in Texas

There are 186,630 people in the state and 2,210,520 people in the nation working in agricultural business jobs.

Agricultural Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Agricultural Economics Jobs in Texas

In this state, agricultural business grads earn an average of $52,250. Nationwide, they make an average of $55,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Texas that offer agricultural business degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

596 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 87% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.10% which is lower than average.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,209 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 89%. In their early career, Texas Tech grads earn an average salary of $42,200. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
21,213 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $13,666.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,109 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.70%. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,707.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,029 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. 78% of the teachers are full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

#7

Clarendon College

Clarendon
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,844 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The 6.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
10,387 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 71%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $32,700 after graduation.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,918 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $37,513. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,541 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,796.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,525 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 68% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,200 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,445 Total Students

85% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,839. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Agricultural Economics Careers in TX

Some of the careers agricultural business majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Economists 19% $99,740
Computer User Support Specialists 18% $47,960
Farm and Home Management Advisors 15% $26,510
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 10% $55,960
Agricultural Sciences Professors 10% $88,990
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 7% $47,330
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters 6% $23,800
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 4% $63,160
Farm Product Buyers and Purchasing Agents 2% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Animal Science 773
General Agriculture 562
Horticulture 387
Agricultural Production 256
Plant Sciences 245
Agricultural Public Services 224
Agricultural Mechanization 55
Food Processing 54

View all majors related to Agricultural Economics

View Nationwide Agricultural Economics Report

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