We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for an agricultural engineering degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,152 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

45% above average compared to other degrees

$ 30,494 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

52% above average compared to other degrees

$ 51,286 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

59% above average compared to other degrees

What do agricultural engineering graduates earn?

Agricultural engineering students make an average of $78,627 per year after graduation. This is 18% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 78,627 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 75% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular agricultural engineering schools in the US

There are 74 schools in the US that offer a agricultural engineering degree. The agricultural engineering schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Davis and Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in agricultural engineering per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of California-Davis$14,419
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo$9,432
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Cornell University$52,853
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
Rutgers University-New Brunswick$14,638

Top US schools for an agricultural engineering degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering agricultural engineering degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Cornell University13%$52,853
University of California-Berkeley17%$14,170
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo35%$9,432
University of Florida42%$6,381
University of California-Davis43%$14,419
University of Maryland-College Park45%$10,399
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University46%$5,785
Clemson University47%$15,116
Ohio State University-Main Campus48%$10,592
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities50%$14,417

Cheapest US schools for an agricultural engineering degree

Of the schools in the US that offer an agricultural engineering degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$2,083
Clark State Community College$3,359
Indian Hills Community College$4,080
College of Southern Idaho$4,120
Vincennes University$5,737
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University$5,785
Iowa Lakes Community College$6,236
University of Florida$6,381
North Carolina A & T State University$6,526
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute$7,203

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