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.
Students majoring in Agricultural Economics can be awarded a degree up to a Masters degree. On average, 65% percent of men and 35% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Agricultural Economics is has the largest number of granted degrees in Texas. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics is $44,600.
The top ranked institutions for Agricultural Economics majors include Cornell University, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Texas A&M University-College Station with 193 students receiving degrees in Agricultural Economics at Cornell University. Learn more about college options in the table below.