2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Agriculture Degrees

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These 14 affordable schools offering online agriculture degrees all have annual tuitions under $22,000 with 12 schools offering degrees with tuitions under $15,000 a year. Affordable online agriculture degrees are available at the bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate levels. Our #1 ranked school, Auburn University, offers multiple master's degrees and one doctoral degree. For an annual tuition of only $6,870, students can pursue a Master of Agriculture at Sul Ross State University, our #2 ranked school.

All schools considered for this ranking offer fully online agriculture degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition Agriculture Degree Levels Offered
#1 #1 Auburn University Annual Tuition $6,525 Agriculture Degrees: Master's and Doctoral
#2 #2 Sul Ross State University Annual Tuition $6,870 Agriculture Degrees: Master's
#3 #3 Iowa State University Annual Tuition $6,990 Agriculture Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#4 #4 Washington State University Annual Tuition $8,805 Agriculture Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#5 #5 The University of Tennessee - Martin Annual Tuition $9,134 Agriculture Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#6 #6 Murray State University Annual Tuition $10,240 Agriculture Degrees: Master's
#7 #7 University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign Annual Tuition $10,624 Agriculture Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#8 #8 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Annual Tuition $11,250 Agriculture Degrees: Master's
#9 #9 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Annual Tuition $11,412 Agriculture Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#10 #10 Oregon State University Annual Tuition $12,600 Agriculture Degrees: Bachelor's
#11 #11 Colorado State University-Fort Collins Annual Tuition $13,370 Agriculture Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#12 #12 Texas A & M University-College Station Annual Tuition $14,819 Agriculture Degrees: Master's, Doctoral, and Certificate
#13 #13 North Carolina State University Annual Tuition $17,856 Agriculture Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#14 #14 Texas Tech University Annual Tuition $21,540 Agriculture Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, and Certificate
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,525
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Turfgrass Management; Developing, Implementing, and Auditing Food Safety Programs; Forage Production and Utilization; Nutrient Management; Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement; Soil Resources & Conservation
  • Annual Tuition: $6,870
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Example Classes:
    Environmental Law and Policy; Natural Resource Conservation; Silviculture; Sustainability

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,990
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Example Classes:
    Creative Component; Foundations of Agricultural Education; Instructional Methods; Learning Theory; Program Planning
  • Annual Tuition: $8,805
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes:
    Field Analysis of Sustainable Food Systems; Methods of Technological Change; Research in Agriculture
  • Annual Tuition: $9,134
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Agricultural Finance; Agriculture and Applied Project Management; Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy; Soil Science; Travel Studies in Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Annual Tuition: $10,240
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Greenhouse Management and Production; Agribusiness Management; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Biotechnology and Agriculture; Forage Management System

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,624
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Example Classes:
    Foundations in Agriculture and Extension Education; Special Topics in Agriculture Education; Volunteer Management; Youth Development Programs
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Example Classes:
    Research and Information Systems in the Life Sciences; Research Ethics in Agriculture and Life Sciences; Seminar in Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology; Seminar in Plant Physiology
  • Annual Tuition: $11,412
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Example Classes:
    Agricultural Biochemistry; Crop Growth & Yield Modeling; Disease Resistance Breeding: Transgenic Strategies; Germplasm & Genes; Management of Agronomic Crop Insects; Self-Pollinated Crop Breeding
  • Annual Tuition: $12,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Example Classes:
    Agricultural Law; Computer Applications in Agriculture; General Chemistry; Soil Science
  • Annual Tuition: $13,370
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Issues in Agriculture; Capacity Building for a Changing Workplace; Delivery of Cooperative Extension Programs; Managing for Ecosystem Sustainability; Understanding Policy and Emerging Issues
  • Annual Tuition: $14,819
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Instructional Design in Agricultural Science; Images of Agriculture: Visual Communication Research; Initiating, Managing and Monitoring Projects of International Agricultural Development; Institutions Serving Agriculture in Developing Nations; Survey of Evaluation Strategies for Agriculture
  • Annual Tuition: $17,856
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Example Classes:
    Agricultural Waste Management; Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes; Ecohydraulics and River Corridor Function; Instrumentation for Hydrologic Applications; Introduction to Land and Water Engineering; Precision Agriculture Technology
  • Annual Tuition: $21,540
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Example Classes:
    Crop Physiology; Herbaceous Plant; Interior Plants; Principles of Weed Science; Propagation Methods; Urban Soils
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