The locations with the highest concentration of Agricultural Economics graduates are Ithaca, NY, Champaign, IL and Gainesville, FL. The locations with a relatively high number of Agricultural Economics graduates are Ithaca, NY, Fargo, ND and Champaign, IL. The most common degree awarded to students studying Agricultural Economics is a Bachelor's Degree.
Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Agricultural Economics and the types of students that study this field. Cornell University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Cornell University and North Dakota State University-Main Campus have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Agricultural Economics. Tuition costs for Agricultural Economics majors are, on average, $8,459 for in-state public colleges, and $48,880 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Agricultural Economics programs are Public, 4-year or above 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 (1,482) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Agricultural Economics field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Agricultural Economics majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Agricultural Economics majors need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Systems Analysis.
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 Agricultural Economics 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 Programming is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.