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Master’s Degrees in Soil Sciences

101 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in soil sciences. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 22% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 7.9% of soil sciences graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Soil Sciences Majors

In 2018-2019, 101 master's degrees were awarded to soil sciences majors. This makes it the 234th most popular master'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 Master’s Degrees

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

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for soil sciences majors who have their master's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in soil sciences. About 58.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 42
Women 59
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Soil Sciences

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 66
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 10
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Soil Sciences Master's Degree Students

There are 24 colleges that offer a master’s degree in soil sciences. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
18 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for soil sciences students seekinga master's degree is University of Florida. Each year, around 52,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

The soil sciences program at University of Florida awarded 18 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 72% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

9 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is Oklahoma State University - Main Campus. Roughly 24,000 attend the school each year. 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, 9 master's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at OSU. About 44% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
8 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is Oregon State University. Each year, around 31,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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, 8 people received their master's degree in soil sciences from Oregon State. About 50% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in soil sciences. Roughly 45,500 attend the school each year. 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, 7 master's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at Purdue. Of these students, 57% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is Colorado State University - Fort Collins. Each year, around 33,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

The soil sciences program at Colorado State University - Fort Collins awarded 6 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#5

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in soil sciences. Roughly 12,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,968 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,510 per year.

The soil sciences program at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez awarded 6 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 83% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Wisconsin - Madison. Roughly 44,200 attend the school each year. 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 5 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations

Michigan State University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their master's degree in soil sciences from Michigan State.

#7

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Roughly 51,300 attend the school each year. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their master's degree in soil sciences from UMN Twin Cities.

#10

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Iowa State University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in soil sciences. Each year, around 33,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

The soil sciences program at Iowa State University awarded 4 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 50% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is North Carolina State University. Roughly 36,300 attend the school each year. 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.

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

#10

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Hawaii at Manoa is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in soil sciences. Each year, around 17,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,304 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,912 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 master's degrees were handed out to soil sciences majors at UH Manoa. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.

#10

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in soil sciences. Roughly 91,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

The soil sciences program at Pennsylvania State University - University Park awarded 4 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 50% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

University of California - Davis

Davis, California
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of California - Davis is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in soil sciences. 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.

The soil sciences program at University of California - Davis awarded 3 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#14

Texas A&M University - College Station

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

The 14th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is Texas A&M University - College Station. Roughly 68,700 attend the school each year. 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.

The soil sciences program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 3 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 33% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Dakota State University - Main Campus is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in soil sciences. Each year, around 13,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their master's degree in soil sciences from North Dakota State University. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#16

University of Wyoming

Laramie, Wyoming
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Wyoming is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree 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.

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

#16

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for soil sciences majors who are seeking their master's degree is Washington State University. 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.

The soil sciences program at Washington State University awarded 2 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#19

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
1 Yearly Graduations

Utah State University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,549 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,996 per year.

The soil sciences program at Utah State University awarded 1 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in soil sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,332 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,468 per year.

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

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Plant Sciences 637
Food Science Technology 533
Animal Science 500
Agricultural Economics 496
General Agriculture 313

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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