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Bachelor’s Degrees in Horticulture

391 Yearly Graduations
$34,850 Median Salary
$21,272 Median Debt
There are 38 schools in the United States where you can get your bachelor's degree in horticulture. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.5% of horticulture graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors

In 2018-2019, 391 earned their bachelor's degree in horticulture. This earns it the #219 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in horticulture at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 1,980
Associate’s Degree 1,306
Undergraduate Certificate 760
Bachelor’s Degree 391
Master’s Degree 11
Doctor’s Degree 3

Earnings of Horticulture Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in horticulture is $34,850. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $33,375 to a high of $39,575.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in horticulture is $21,272. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $27,000 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $18,844.

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The median monthly payment of a horticulture graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $221.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue bachelor's degrees in horticulture. About 65.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 257
Women 134
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Horticulture

The racial-ethnic distribution of horticulture bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 345
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 17
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Horticulture Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 38 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in horticulture. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
55 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Roughly 68,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

The horticulture program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 55 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 55% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
41 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Pennsylvania State University - University Park. Roughly 91,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 people received their bachelor's degree in horticulture from Penn State University Park. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 7% were women.

32 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brigham Young University - Idaho comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in horticulture. Roughly 39,100 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Brigham Young University - Idaho awarded 32 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 75% of this group were women, and 3% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska
24 Yearly Graduations
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Nebraska - Lincoln. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,976 per year.

The horticulture program at University of Nebraska - Lincoln awarded 24 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

22 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brigham Young University - Provo comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in horticulture. Roughly 34,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,290 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 bachelor's degrees were handed out to horticulture majors at BYU. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

19 Yearly Graduations
47% Women

Colorado State University - Fort Collins is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 33,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,426 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,520 per year.

The horticulture program at Colorado State University - Fort Collins awarded 19 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

18 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Each year, around 3,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The horticulture program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College awarded 18 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 6% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale, New York
16 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Farmingdale State College. Roughly 9,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,792 per year.

The horticulture program at Farmingdale State College awarded 16 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 50% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
15 Yearly Graduations
27% Women

University of Rhode Island comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in horticulture. Each year, around 17,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,590 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,734 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 bachelor's degrees were handed out to horticulture majors at URI.

#9

SUNY Cobleskill

Cobleskill, New York
15 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

SUNY Cobleskill is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 2,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The horticulture program at SUNY Cobleskill awarded 15 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 33% were women and 7% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
15 Yearly Graduations
47% Women

University of Arkansas is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 27,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,752 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their bachelor's degree in horticulture from UARK.

#12

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
13 Yearly Graduations
15% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Delaware Valley University comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in horticulture. Each year, around 2,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,304 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 bachelor's degrees were handed out to horticulture majors at DelVal. Of these students, 15% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
12 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Washington State University is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 31,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,953 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,493 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 bachelor's degrees were handed out to horticulture majors at Wazzu. About 42% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
11 Yearly Graduations
9% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Pennsylvania State University - World Campus. Each year, around 0 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their bachelor's degree in horticulture from Penn State World Campus.

#15

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

The 15th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Maine. Each year, around 11,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,100 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 bachelor's degrees were handed out to horticulture majors at UMaine.

10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 11,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,456 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,268 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their bachelor's degree in horticulture from SIUC. About 40% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina
10 Yearly Graduations
10% Women

Clemson University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. Each year, around 25,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,118 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,600 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their bachelor's degree in horticulture from Clemson.

#18

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts
8 Yearly Graduations

University of Massachusetts Amherst is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in horticulture. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,791 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,014 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their bachelor's degree in horticulture from UMass Amherst.

#19

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
7 Yearly Graduations
14% Women

Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in horticulture. Roughly 45,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,208 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,208 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 bachelor's degrees were handed out to horticulture majors at Purdue.

#20

South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 20th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is South Dakota State University. Each year, around 11,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,697 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,083 per year.

The horticulture program at South Dakota State University awarded 6 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to horticulture that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Animal Science 6,605
Agricultural Economics 5,324
General Agriculture 2,377
Plant Sciences 2,008
Food Science Technology 1,363

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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