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Horticulture Schools in Iowa

33 Horticulture students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Horticulture is the 164th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 30
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a horticulture major is more popular with men than with women.

Horticulture Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of horticulture majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 93.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Horticulture Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Horticulture Grads in Iowa

15,380 people in the state and 1,323,000 in the nation are employed in jobs related to horticulture.

Horticulture Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Horticulture Jobs in Iowa

Horticulture grads earn an average of $46,930 in the state and $51,280 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Iowa that offer horticulture degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,906 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,271. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,474 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,084.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,263 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,886. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,918 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, IHCC grads earn an average salary of $27,700. The full-time teacher rate is 29%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,390 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,469. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,771 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Eastern Iowa Community Colleges will pay a net price of $10,378. In their early career, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges grads earn an average salary of $26,200.

Horticulture Careers in IA

Some of the careers horticulture majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 13% $45,310
Pesticide Applicators 11% $35,910
Retail Sales Supervisors 7% $35,850
Agricultural Sciences Professors 6% $86,350
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 0% $70,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Agricultural Economics 709
Animal Science 268
Plant Sciences 240
Agricultural Production 192
Agricultural Mechanization 104
Food Science Technology 48
International Agriculture 41
General Agriculture 28

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