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Undergraduate Certificates in Horticulture

760 Yearly Graduations
$25,350 Median Salary
$11,000 Median Debt
There are 149 schools in the United States where you can get your undergraduate certificate in horticulture. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 29 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.5% of horticulture graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors

In 2018-2019, 760 earned their undergraduate certificate in horticulture. This earns it the #50 spot on the list of the most popular undergraduate certificate 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 Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in horticulture is $25,350. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $24,825 and the high is $25,875.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in horticulture is $11,000. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $11,000 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $11,000.

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The median monthly payment of a horticulture graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $114.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue undergraduate certificates in horticulture. About 64.3% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 489
Women 271
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Horticulture

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 100
Hispanic or Latino 88
White 501
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 59
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Horticulture Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 149 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in horticulture. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon, Illinois
145 Yearly Graduations
1% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lake Land College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for horticulture majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 4,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 145 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Lake Land College. Of these students, 1% were women and 41% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

40 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Trinity Valley Community College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. The horticulture program at Trinity Valley Community College awarded 40 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#3

Cuyamaca College

El Cajon, California
27 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Cuyamaca College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Roughly 8,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Cuyamaca College. About 59% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
26 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Baton Rouge Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Roughly 8,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at BRCC. About 85% of this group were women, and 35% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Jones County Junior College

Ellisville, Mississippi
19 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jones County Junior College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Roughly 4,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 people received their undergraduate certificate in horticulture from Jones County Junior College. Of these students, 26% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
19 Yearly Graduations
32% Women

Michigan State University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Each year, around 49,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,555 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,858 per year.

The horticulture program at Michigan State University awarded 19 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
18 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tarrant County College District comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Each year, around 50,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Tarrant County College. About 61% of this group were women, and 28% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, Washington
17 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Tacoma Community College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at Tacoma Community College. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#9

Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, North Carolina
16 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brunswick Community College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in horticulture. Each year, around 1,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The horticulture program at Brunswick Community College awarded 16 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 25% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, Missouri
16 Yearly Graduations
62% Women

The 9th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Saint Louis Community College. Roughly 17,200 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Saint Louis Community College awarded 16 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

16 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Roughly 3,600 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology awarded 16 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 19% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#9

Florida Gateway College

Lake City, Florida
16 Yearly Graduations
6% Women

The 9th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Florida Gateway College. Each year, around 3,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The horticulture program at Florida Gateway College awarded 16 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

13 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

City Colleges of Chicago - Richard J Daley College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in horticulture. Roughly 6,500 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at City Colleges of Chicago - Richard J Daley College awarded 13 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 54% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 69% were women.

#13

Bidwell Training Center Inc

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
13 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for horticulture majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Bidwell Training Center Inc. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their undergraduate certificate in horticulture from Bidwell Training Center Inc. Of these students, 69% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Yavapai College

Prescott, Arizona
12 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Yavapai College is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in horticulture. Roughly 7,400 attend the school each year. The horticulture program at Yavapai College awarded 12 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#16

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
11 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Chippewa Valley Technical College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Roughly 7,900 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their undergraduate certificate in horticulture from CVTC. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 36% were women.

10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

Community College of Baltimore County comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Each year, around 17,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at CCBC.

10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

School of Professional Horticulture, New York Botanical Garden comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at SoPH - NYBG. About 60% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin
10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

Fox Valley Technical College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in horticulture. Each year, around 12,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 undergraduate certificates were handed out to horticulture majors at FVTC.

#20

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
9 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gwinnett Technical College is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in horticulture. Each year, around 9,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their undergraduate certificate in horticulture from GTC. About 44% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Agricultural Economics 520
Agricultural Production 458
Agricultural Mechanization 318
Animal Services 178
Animal Science 109

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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