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Horticulture Schools in Massachusetts

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

A Horticulture major is the 194th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 34
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Horticulture Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 86.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.1%
Horticulture Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Horticulture Grads in Massachusetts

31,770 people in the state and 1,323,000 in the nation are employed in jobs related to horticulture.

Horticulture Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Horticulture Jobs in Massachusetts

Horticulture grads earn an average of $56,430 in the state and $51,280 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Massachusetts that offer horticulture degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
31,350 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. In their early career, UMass Amherst grads earn an average salary of $41,200. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,388 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,147. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, North Shore Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,500.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,066 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. In their early career, STCC grads earn an average salary of $26,800.


Cape Cod Community College

West Barnstable
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,907 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Horticulture Careers in MA

Some of the careers horticulture majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 12% $62,550
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 10% $55,230
Retail Sales Supervisors 4% $42,440

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Food Science Technology 51
Agricultural Production 46
Animal Services 45
Plant Sciences 34
Animal Science 22
General Agriculture 5

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