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2024 Best Agricultural Engineering Master's Degree Schools

24 Colleges in the United States
197 Master's Degrees
$65,986 Avg Early-Career Salary
You'll be studying one of the lesser sought-after majors if you pursue a Master's Degree in agricultural engineering. It is ranked #212 out of 343 major degree programs in terms of popularity. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

College Factual looked at 24 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Agricultural Engineering Master's Degree Schools ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 197 master's degrees in agricultural engineering during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Agricultural Engineering School for Your Master's Degree

Best Agricultural Engineering Master's Degree Schools The ae master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of master's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their master's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for agricultural engineering students working on their master's degree.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Agricultural Engineering Master's Degree Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Agricultural Engineering in the United States

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for agricultural engineering students seeking a a master's degree.

10 Top Schools for a Master's in AE

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37 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat Purdue University - Main Campus if you wish to pursue a master's degree in agricultural engineering. Purdue is a very large public university located in the city of West Lafayette.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from Purdue University - Main Campus

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18 Annual Graduates

Every student who is interested in a master's degree in agricultural engineering has to look into Cornell University. Cornell is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Ithaca.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from Cornell University

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5 Annual Graduates

University of Wisconsin - Madison is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in agricultural engineering. Located in the large city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from University of Wisconsin - Madison

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19 Annual Graduates

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in agricultural engineering. Located in the small city of Champaign, UIUC is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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10 Annual Graduates

NC State is a very large public university located in the city of Raleigh.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from North Carolina State University

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4 Annual Graduates

Located in the medium-sized city of College Station, Texas A&M College Station is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from Texas A&M University - College Station

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Located in the small city of Ames, Iowa State is a public university with a fairly large student population.

Students who graduate with their master's from the ae program report average early career income of $65,986.

More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from Iowa State University

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Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
10 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public school with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from Virginia Tech

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University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
8 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Gainesville, UF is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from University of Florida

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6 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Davis, UC Davis is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in agricultural engineering from University of California - Davis

Agricultural Engineering by Region

View the Best Agricultural Engineering Master's Degree Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Other U.S. Territories
Great Lakes

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One of 41 majors within the Engineering area of study, Agricultural Engineering has other similar majors worth exploring.

AE Concentrations

MajorAnnual Graduates
Agricultural Engineering197

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Electrical Engineering8,658
Mechanical Engineering7,218
Computer Engineering5,020
Civil Engineering4,884
Biomedical Engineering3,089
General Engineering2,969
Industrial Engineering2,483
Systems Engineering2,186
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering1,880
Chemical Engineering1,558

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