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Doctor’s Degrees in Soil Sciences

53 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in soil sciences. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 15% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 43.4% of soil sciences graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Soil Sciences Majors

In 2018-2019, 53 doctor's degrees were awarded to soil sciences majors. This makes it the 142nd most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 258
Master’s Degree 101
Doctor’s Degree 53
Basic Certificate 11
Graduate Certificate 10
Associate’s Degree 1

Earnings of Soil Sciences Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for soil sciences majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for soil sciences students who are doctor's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in soil sciences. About 50.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 26
Women 27
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Soil Sciences

The racial-ethnic distribution of soil sciences doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 18
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 4
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Soil Sciences Doctor's Degree Students

There are 22 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in soil sciences. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
13 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for soil sciences students seekinga doctor's degree is Purdue University - Main Campus. Each year, around 45,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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, 13 doctor's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at Purdue. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Florida. Roughly 52,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in soil sciences from UF.

#2

University of California - Davis

Davis, California
7 Yearly Graduations
43% Women

University of California - Davis is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. Each year, around 38,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 doctor's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at UC Davis.

#4

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

Iowa State University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in soil sciences. Roughly 33,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,042 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,758 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their doctor's degree in soil sciences from Iowa State.

#5

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. Each year, around 68,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in soil sciences from Texas A&M College Station. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

#5

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oregon State University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in soil sciences from Oregon State. Of these students, 100% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Michigan State University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in soil sciences. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 doctor's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at Michigan State. Of these students, 100% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Carolina State University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 doctor's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at NC State.

#8

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Wisconsin - Madison. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

The soil sciences program at University of Wisconsin - Madison awarded 2 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#8

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Each year, around 51,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

The soil sciences program at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities awarded 2 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#8

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Washington State University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in soil sciences from Wazzu.

#12

University of Wyoming

Laramie, Wyoming
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Wyoming comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,878 per year.

The soil sciences program at University of Wyoming awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

1 Yearly Graduations

Oklahoma State University - Main Campus is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,366 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,531 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at OSU.

#12

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Kentucky is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,011 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,055 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at UK.

#12

Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 Yearly Graduations

Colorado State University - Fort Collins comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in soil sciences. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their doctor's degree in soil sciences from Colorado State.

1 Yearly Graduations

North Dakota State University - Main Campus is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,275 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,743 per year.

The soil sciences program at North Dakota State University - Main Campus awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to soil sciences that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Plant Sciences 289
Animal Science 218
Food Science Technology 160
Agricultural Economics 153
Agricultural Production 42

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.

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