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Basic Certificates in Horticulture

1,980 Yearly Graduations
34% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in horticulture is offered at 177 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 35 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.8% of horticulture graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,980 students earned their basic certificate in horticulture. This makes it the 50th most popular basic certificate program in the country.

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 Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for horticulture students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificates in horticulture. About 66.0% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,306
Women 674
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Horticulture

The racial-ethnic distribution of horticulture basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 46
Black or African American 272
Hispanic or Latino 298
White 1,186
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 162
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Horticulture Basic Certificate Students

There are 177 colleges that offer a basic certificate in horticulture. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon, Illinois
314 Yearly Graduations
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for horticulture students seekinga basic certificate is Lake Land College. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 314 people received their basic certificate in horticulture from Lake Land College.

#2

Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, Washington
83 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tacoma Community College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 83 people received their basic certificate in horticulture from Tacoma Community College. Around 19% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#3

Lee College

Baytown, Texas
60 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Lee College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 60 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Lee College.

#4

Western Texas College

Snyder, Texas
57 Yearly Graduations
2% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Texas College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. Each year, around 2,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 57 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Western Texas College. About 2% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Augusta Technical College

Augusta, Georgia
53 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Augusta Technical College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 53 people received their basic certificate in horticulture from Augusta Technical College. About 57% of this group were women, and 42% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

52 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in horticulture. Each year, around 3,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 52 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at LWTech. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#7

Southern Regional Technical College

Thomasville, Georgia
48 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Southern Regional Technical College. Roughly 4,900 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Southern Regional Technical College awarded 48 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 62% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Mt. San Antonio College

Walnut, California
47 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mt. San Antonio College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. Roughly 29,700 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Mt. San Antonio College awarded 47 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 38% of this group were women, and 72% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
45 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tarrant County College District is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in horticulture. Roughly 50,500 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Tarrant County College District awarded 45 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 51% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

SOWELA Technical Community College

Lake Charles, Louisiana
43 Yearly Graduations
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is SOWELA Technical Community College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at SOWELA.

#11

Wilkes Community College

Wilkesboro, North Carolina
41 Yearly Graduations
39% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Wilkes Community College. Roughly 2,600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 people received their basic certificate in horticulture from Wilkes Community College.

#11

Front Range Community College

Westminster, Colorado
41 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Front Range Community College. Roughly 19,200 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Front Range Community College awarded 41 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 37% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Centralia College

Centralia, Washington
39 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Centralia College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Centralia College.

#14

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, California
37 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Golden West College. Roughly 12,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Golden West College. About 95% of this group were women, and 59% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

College of the Desert

Palm Desert, California
33 Yearly Graduations
12% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

College of the Desert comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. Each year, around 11,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The horticulture program at College of the Desert awarded 33 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 12% were women and 88% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
29 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City. Roughly 5,300 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at OSU-OKC. About 93% of this group were women, and 7% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Peninsula College

Port Angeles, Washington
28 Yearly Graduations
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Peninsula College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. The horticulture program at Peninsula College awarded 28 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#18

Pamlico Community College

Grantsboro, North Carolina
27 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pamlico Community College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. The horticulture program at Pamlico Community College awarded 27 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#18

Miami Dade College

Miami, Florida
27 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Miami Dade College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in horticulture. Roughly 51,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 basic certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at MDC. Around 74% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#20

Albany Technical College

Albany, Georgia
26 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Albany Technical College. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their basic certificate in horticulture from Albany Technical College. Of these students, 27% were women and 88% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to horticulture that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Agricultural Economics 743
Agricultural Production 620
Animal Services 264
Agricultural Mechanization 261
Food Science Technology 108

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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