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2021 Best U.S. Colleges for Agricultural Sciences

There are 140 agricultural colleges in the United States and released its newest rankings. To be included in the list, the college must at least give bachelor’s degrees in agriculture or represents at least 20% of all bachelor’s degrees conferred by the university. The ranking compares the top agricultural science degree programs including animal sciences, horticulture, aquaculture, agronomy, crop science, and turf management. uses data from the United States Department of Education, the National Science Foundation and millions of reviews from college students and alumni across the nation to calculate its annual ranking.  A rigorous analysis of the Department of Education data on academics, admissions, and financial and student life is combined with research expenditures gathered by the National Science Foundation. 

In addition to the ranking schools are also given a letter grade, which is based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student views, and other factors.  

Rank University Name City
1 Cornell University Ithaca, NY
2 University of Georgia Athens, GA
3 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
4 Texas A&M University College Station, TX
5 University of California – Davis Davis, CA
6 University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
7 University of Minnesota Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
8 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
9 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
10 Clemson University Clemson, SC
11 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
12 The Ohio State University Columbus, OH
13 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK
14 California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA
15 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS
16 Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
17 University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign Champaign, IL
18 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO
19 Auburn University Auburn, AL
20 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
21 Iowa State University Ames, IA
22 Penn State University Park, PA
23 University of Vermont Burlington, VT
24 University of Missouri Columbia, MO
25 Rutgers University – New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ

Check out the full list here.  For more information on the methodology click here

Source: Seeworld

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