Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Agriculture and the types of students that study this field. Texas A & M University-College Station awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Merryfield School of Pet Grooming and Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Agriculture. Tuition costs for Agriculture majors are, on average, $6,762 for in-state public colleges, and $28,302 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Agriculture programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Agriculture in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Agriculture is 44.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Agriculture degrees, and White students earn the majority (26,412) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Agriculture field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Agriculture majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Agriculture majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Agriculture majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.