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General Agriculture Schools in Illinois

416 Agriculture students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, General Agriculture is the 97th most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Agriculture Majors in Illinois

Agriculture majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 354
Associate’s Degree 42
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 17
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 17
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a agriculture major is more popular with men than with women.

General Agriculture Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of agriculture majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 94.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 1.0%
General Agriculture Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Agriculture Grads in Illinois

There are 1,570 people in the state and 41,680 people in the nation working in agriculture jobs.

General Agriculture Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for General Agriculture Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a agriculture grad in the state is $58,950, compared to a typical salary of $70,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Illinois that offer agriculture degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

222 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,878 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Illinois State. 77% of the teachers are full time.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,624 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.50%.

#3

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,248 Total Students

In their early career, Kaskaskia College grads earn an average salary of $23,400. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,695 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,749 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 34%. This public school has an average net price of $9,663. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

#6

Triton College

River Grove
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,571 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,300 after graduation. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,601 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,247. Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $25,000 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,472 Total Students

60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,111. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

#8

Eureka College

Eureka
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
513 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

General Agriculture Careers in IL

Some of the careers agriculture majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Animal Scientists 14% $51,960
Soil and Plant Scientists 11% $52,250
Food Scientists and Technologists 8% $84,280
Agricultural Sciences Professors 0% $83,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Horticulture 656
Agricultural Economics 408
Animal Science 210
Agricultural Mechanization 187
Food Science Technology 183
Agricultural Production 174
Plant Sciences 86
Animal Services 33

View all majors related to General Agriculture

View Nationwide General Agriculture Report

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