Qualified and Popular Agriculture Graduate Programs

In United States, 35 schools have the Agriculture programs in graduate level. Next table shows the top 20 schools that have the qualified Agriculture graduate programs. Michigan State University has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $37,056 and Texas A & M University-College Station has the most completers (167 students) who earned their graduate degree for Agriculture program.
Next table compares the popular and qualified Agriculture graduate programs by rank, tuition, and number of completers. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort. You may want see the overall tuition information and list of all graduate programs that offers Agriculture programs at Agriculture tuition information page.
2020-2021 Qualified and Popular Agriculture Graduate Schools Comparison
RankNameGraduate Tuition & FeesNumber of Completers1)Total Number of Graduate StudentsNumber of Total Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Cornell UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIthaca, NY $29,585 128 8,418 226 programs 9 to 1
2 University of FloridaPublic, 4 yearsGainesville, FL $29,302
($12,737 Residents)
148 16,727 230 programs 18 to 1
3 Texas A & M University-College StationPublic, 4 yearsCollege Station, TX $22,196
($10,173 Residents)
167 14,936 244 programs 20 to 1
4 University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPublic, 4 yearsChampaign, IL $31,490
($18,083 Residents)
153 15,787 239 programs 20 to 1
5 University of California-DavisPublic, 4 yearsDavis, CA $28,700
($13,598 Residents)
129 7,449 184 programs 20 to 1
6 University of GeorgiaPublic, 4 yearsAthens, GA $27,476
($11,168 Residents)
126 9,041 242 programs 17 to 1
7 Purdue University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsWest Lafayette, IN $28,794
($9,992 Residents)
127 10,739 201 programs 13 to 1
8 University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $29,289
($14,187 Residents)
15 11,648 196 programs 20 to 1
9 Kansas State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsManhattan, KS $24,115
($11,277 Residents)
143 4,352 158 programs 18 to 1
10 North Carolina State University at RaleighPublic, 4 yearsRaleigh, NC $28,999
($11,673 Residents)
108 10,280 162 programs 14 to 1
11 University of Nebraska-LincolnPublic, 4 yearsLincoln, NE $18,879
($7,575 Residents)
100 4,990 126 programs 18 to 1
12 Oklahoma State University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsStillwater, OK $23,963
($8,460 Residents)
107 4,093 148 programs 19 to 1
13 University of Wisconsin-MadisonPublic, 4 yearsMadison, WI $25,506
($12,180 Residents)
72 11,758 281 programs 17 to 1
14 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsBlacksburg, VA $29,885
($15,972 Residents)
80 6,872 167 programs 14 to 1
15 Ohio State University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsColumbus, OH $36,009
($12,425 Residents)
75 14,350 219 programs 19 to 1
16 Iowa State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsAmes, IA $25,952
($10,990 Residents)
96 5,371 237 programs 19 to 1
17 Michigan State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsEast Lansing, MI $37,056
($18,858 Residents)
85 10,928 250 programs 16 to 1
18 Texas Tech UniversityPublic, 4 yearsLubbock, TX $15,651
($8,181 Residents)
92 6,252 152 programs 20 to 1
19 Auburn UniversityPublic, 4 yearsAuburn, AL $31,160
($11,504 Residents)
89 5,812 132 programs 19 to 1
20 Colorado State University-Fort CollinsPublic, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO $28,142
($12,871 Residents)
86 7,516 191 programs 16 to 1
1) Number of completers who received/competing graduate Agriculture program - master, doctorate, or post-graduate certificate.

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Agriculture

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A general program that focuses on modern business and economic principles involved in the organization, operation, and management of agricultural enterprises.
A program that prepares individuals to manage agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations within diversified corporations. Includes instruction in agriculture, agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, finance, marketing, planning, human resources management, and other managerial responsibilities
A program that focuses on the application of economics to the analysis of resource allocation, productivity, investment, and trends in the agricultural sector, both domestically and internationally. Includes instruction in economics and related subfields as well as applicable agricultural fields
A program that prepares individuals to manage farms, ranches, and similar enterprises. Includes instruction in applicable agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, taxation, capitalization, purchasing, government programs and regulations, operational planning and budgeting, contracts and negotiation, and estate planning
A program that prepares individuals to perform specialized support functions related to agricultural business offices and operations and to operate agricultural office equipment, software, and information systems. Includes instruction in basic agricultural business principles, office management, equipment operation, standard software, and database management
Any instructional program in Agricultural Business and Management which is not categorized in sub area
A program that generally prepares individuals to sell, select, and service agricultural or agribusiness technical equipment and facilities, including computers, specialized software, power units, machinery, equipment structures, and utilities. Includes instruction in agricultural power systems, planning and selecting materials for the construction of support facilities, mechanical practices associated with irrigation and water conservation, erosion control, and agricultural data processing systems
A program that focuses on the general planning, economics, and use of facilities, natural resources, equipment, labor, and capital to produce plant and animal products, and that may prepare individuals for work in farming, ranching, and agribusiness
A program that prepares individuals to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals. Includes instruction in basic animal science, animal nutrition, and animal health as applied to various species and breeds; design and operation of housing, feeding, and processing facilities; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply
A program that prepares individuals to select, culture, propagate, harvest, and market domesticated fish, shellfish, and marine plants, both freshwater and saltwater. Includes instruction in the basic principles of aquatic and marine biology; health and nutrition of aquatic and marine life; design and operation of fish farms, breeding facilities, culture beds, and related enterprises; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply
A program that prepares individuals to cultivate grain, fiber, forage, oilseed, fruits and nuts, vegetables, and other domesticated plant products. Includes instruction in basic principles of plant science, health, and nutrition as applied to particular species and breeds; soil preparation and irrigation; pest management; planting and harvesting operations; product marketing; and applicable issues of safety, regulation, logistics, and supply
A program that prepares individuals to manage the selection, breeding, care, and maintenance of work, athletic, and show horses; and to manage horse farms, stables, tracks and related equipment and operations. Includes instruction in applicable principles of animal science, care, and health; stable and track management; design and operation of facilities and equipment; and related issues such as regulations, business management; and logistics
A program that focuses on agricultural principles and practices that, over the long term, enhance environmental quality, make efficient use of nonrenewable resources, integrate natural biological cycles and controls, and are economically viable and socially responsible; and that may prepare individuals to apply this knowledge to the solution of agricultural and environmental problems. Includes instruction in principles of agroecology, crop and soil sciences, entomology, horticulture, animal science, weed science and management, soil fertility and nutrient cycling, applied ecology, agricultural economics, and rangeland ecology and watershed management
A program that focuses on the application of scientific and agribusiness principles to the production of grapes, the making of wine, and the wine business. Includes instruction in grapes and wines of the world; grape production; winemaking technology; plant biology; chemistry; food science, safety, and packaging; soil science; pest management; and marketing and business management
A program that prepares individuals to receive, inspect, store, process, and package agricultural products in the form of human food consumables, animal or plant food, or other industrial products. Includes instruction in the nutrient and industrial properties of various agricultural products; logistics and storage procedures; chemical and mechanical processing operations; packaging; safety and health requirements; and related technical and business principles
A program that focuses on the general production and processing of domesticated plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant materials; the management of technical and business operations connected with horticultural services; and the basic scientific principles needed to understand plants and their management and care
A program that focuses on domesticated plants and plant materials used for decorative and recreational applications and prepares individuals to breed, grow, and utilize ornamental plant varieties for commercial and aesthetic purposes. Includes instruction in applicable plant science subjects, the environmental design and artistic aspects of horticultural product usage, and the management of horticultural operations
A program that prepares individuals to manage and maintain indoor and/or outdoor ornamental and recreational plants and groundcovers and related conceptual designs established by landscape architects, interior designers, enterprise owners or managers, and individual clients. Includes instruction in applicable principles of horticulture, gardening, plant and soil irrigation and nutrition, turf maintenance, plant maintenance, equipment operation and maintenance, personnel supervision, and purchasing
A program that focuses on turfgrasses and related groundcover plants and prepares individuals to develop ornamental or recreational grasses and related products; plant, transplant, and manage grassed areas; and to produce and store turf used for transplantation. Includes instruction in applicable plant sciences, genetics of grasses, turf science, use analysis, turf management, and related economics
A program that prepares individuals to operate and manage commercial and contract florist enterprises, supply and delivery services, and flower catering services. Includes instruction in the applicable principles of plant science; purchasing, storage, and delivery systems; floral design and arranging; and principles of business management
A program that focuses on the application of agricultural management and scientific principles to the problems of global food production and distribution, and to the study of the agricultural systems of other countries. Includes instruction in agricultural economics; comparative agricultural systems; international agribusiness and law; third-world development studies and economic development; and global applications of climate, soil, water resources, ecological and environmental studies, and animal and plant sciences
A program that prepares individuals to provide referral, consulting, technical assistance, and educational services to gardeners, farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, and other organizations. Includes instruction in basic agricultural sciences, agricultural business operations, pest control, adult education methods, public relations, applicable state laws and regulations, and communication skills
A program that prepares individuals to apply journalistic, communication, and broadcasting principles to the development, production, and transmittal of agricultural information. Includes instruction in basic journalism, broadcasting, film/video, and communication techniques; the production of technically specialized information products for agricultural audiences; and the principles of agricultural sciences and business operations needed to develop and communicate agricultural subject matter in effective ways
Any instructional program in Agricultural Public Services which is not categorized in sub area
A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding and husbandry of agricultural animals, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural animal products. Includes instruction in the animal sciences, animal husbandry and production, and agricultural and food products processing
A program that focuses on the application of genetics and genetic engineering to the improvement of agricultural animal health, the development of new animal breeds, and the selective improvement of agricultural animal populations. Includes instruction in genetics, genetic engineering, population genetics, animal health, animal husbandry, and biotechnology
A program that focuses on the application of biological and chemical principles to the study, prevention, and control of diseases in agricultural animal populations. Includes instruction in environmental science, pharmacology, animal population studies, genetics, animal physiology and diet, disease prevention, treatment methodologies, and laboratory and testing procedures
A program that focuses on the biology and chemistry of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, water, vitamins, and feed additives as related to animal health and the production of improved animal products. Includes instruction in nutrition science, animal health and physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, animal husbandry, and food science
A program that focuses on the application of biological and chemical principles to the production and management of dairy animals and the production and handling of dairy products. Includes instruction in animal sciences, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety
A program that focuses on the application of biological and chemical principles to the production and management of livestock animals and the production and handling of meat and other products. Includes instruction in animal sciences, range science, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety
A program that focuses on the application of biological and chemical principles to the production and management of poultry animals and the production and handling of poultry products. Includes instruction in avian sciences, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, hatchery design, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety
Any instructional program in Animal Sciences which is not categorized in sub area
A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of converting raw agricultural products into processed forms suitable for direct human consumption, and the storage of such products. Includes instruction in applicable aspects of the agricultural sciences, human physiology and nutrition, food chemistry, agricultural products processing, food additives, food preparation and packaging, food storage and shipment, and related aspects of human health and safety including toxicology and pathology
A program that focuses on the application of chemical, physical, and engineering principles to the development and implementation of manufacturing, packaging, storage, and distribution technologies and processes for food products. Includes instruction in food engineering, food preservation and handling, food preparation, food packaging and display, food storage and shipment, and related equipment and facilities design, operation, and maintenance
Any instructional program in Food Science and Technology which is not categorized in sub area
A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural plant products. Includes instruction in the plant sciences, crop cultivation and production, and agricultural and food products processing
A program that focuses on the chemical, physical, and biological relationships of crops and the soils nurturing them. Includes instruction in the growth and behavior of agricultural crops, the development of new plant varieties, and the scientific management of soils and nutrients for maximum plant nutrition, health, and productivity
A program that focuses on the scientific principles related to the cultivation of garden and ornamental plants, including fruits, vegetables, flowers, and landscape and nursery crops. Includes instruction in specific types of plants, such as citrus; breeding horticultural varieties; physiology of horticultural species; and the scientific management of horticultural plant development and production through the life cycle
A program that focuses on the application of genetics and genetic engineering to the improvement of agricultural plant health, the development of new plant varieties, and the selective improvement of agricultural plant populations. Includes instruction in genetics, genetic engineering, population genetics, agronomy, plant protection, and biotechnology
A program that focuses on the application of scientific principles to the control of animal, insect and weed infestation of domesticated plant populations and other settings, including agricultural crops; the prevention/reduction of attendant economic loss; and the control of environmental pollution and degradation related to pest infestation and pest control measures. Includes instruction in entomology, applicable animal sciences, plant pathology and physiology, weed science, crop science, and environmental toxicology
A program that focuses on the scientific study of rangelands, arid regions, grasslands, and other areas of low productivity, as well as the principles of managing such resources for maximum benefit and environmental balance. Includes instruction in livestock management, wildlife biology, plant sciences, ecology, soil science, and hydrology
Any instructional program in Plant Sciences which is not categorized in sub area
A program that generally focuses on the scientific classification of soils, soil properties, and their relationship to agricultural crops. Includes instruction in soil chemistry, soil physics, soil biology, soil fertility, morphogenesis, mineralogy, hydrology, agronomy, and soil conservation and management
A program that focuses on the application of chemical and physical principles to research and analysis concerning the nature and properties of soils and the conservation and management of soils. Includes instruction in soil and fluid mechanics, mineralogy, sedimentology, thermodynamics, geomorphology, environmental systems, analytical methods, and organic and inorganic chemistry
Any instructional program in Soil Sciences which is not categorized in sub area
Any instructional program in Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences which is not categorized in sub area
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