In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for an agronomy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,502 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,594 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

12% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,217 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

16% below average compared to other degrees

What do agronomy graduates earn?

Agronomy students make an average of $60,064 per year after graduation. This is 10% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 60,064 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 43% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular agronomy schools in the US

There are 72 schools in the US that offer a agronomy degree. The agronomy schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Davis, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus and Purdue University-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in agronomy per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
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
Cornell University$52,853
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
University of Connecticut$14,880
University of Maryland-College Park$10,399

Top US schools for an agronomy degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Cornell University13%$52,853
College of the Ozarks13%$19,130
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
University of Connecticut48%$14,880
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus50%$18,436
Tarleton State University50%$7,367
North Carolina State University at Raleigh51%$9,058

Cheapest US schools for an agronomy degree

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

School NameTuition
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$2,083
Dodge City Community College$3,270
Northeast Community College$3,405
Chippewa Valley Technical College$4,304
Fox Valley Technical College$4,497
University of Wyoming$5,217
Treasure Valley Community College$5,445
Riverland Community College$5,570
Southwestern Community College - Iowa$5,664
Ridgewater College$5,759


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