America's Best Agriculture Universities
AL- Auburn University, College of Agriculture
The College of Agriculture consists of nine Departments with over 200 faculty members.
Students come from virtually every state and over 70 foreign countries. Auburn is
home of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station which started in 1883 and is
one of the oldest in the U.S.
AR - University of Arkansas - Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences
An internationally recognized faculty of over 170 offers a strong foundation in
the physical and biological sciences to students from 32 states and 43 foreign countries.
AZ - University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences educates students for a wide range of career
opportunities in agriculture, natural resources, and in family and consumer resources. The
various curricula offer professional preparation for careers in agribusiness, government,
public service agencies, retail and service industries, human health institutions, the food
service and processing industry, financial institutions, youth development agencies,
conservation and environmental organizations, farming and, ranching, research, extension,
communication and education.
CA - Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo
This is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. The College
has the 4th largest undergraduate enrollment in agriculture and renewable resource
programs in the entire U.S. Also, check out the AgriBusiness @ CalPoly University
Job Search Engines.
CA - California State University, Chico College of Agriculture
The program at CSU Chico serves Northern California offering degrees in Agriculture and
Agricultural Business. California State University, Chico combines the best of current and
developing technology with appropriate basic science and management principles in a curriculum
that provides many hands-on opportunities. Within the BS in Agriculture students interested
in vegetable crop production can select an option in Integrated Plant Systems.
CA - University of California, Berkeley
Personnel Management Program
CA - University of California, Davis
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
CA - California State University, Fresno
College of Agriculture Sciences and Technology
CT - University of Connecticut
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Programs in agricultural
economics, animal science, nutritional science, pathobiology, and plant science.
DE - University of Delaware
College of Agricultural Sciences.
An on-site farm means easy access for field trips to experimental plots, hedgerows,
small wetlands, a habitat trail and a 35-acre woods. Our "resident animals" include
poultry, horses, sheep, swine, beef cattle, and a dairy herd, all of which are used
regularly in teaching and research.
DE - Delaware Valley College
Delaware Valley College is dedicated to providing affordable,
career-directed, career-oriented education in an intimate, personalized setting.
Recognized by US News in 2001 as a best value in higher education, the College offers
a wide variety of agricultural, science and technology degree programs. Students
select Delaware Valley College to provide them with the skills the employers want.
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FL - University of Florida
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
AgriGator is the WWW Home Page of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
(IFAS) Computer Network (ICON), located in Gainesville.
GA - University of Georgia
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Located in Athens, the College is the oldest land grant university in the country.
It provides degrees in agricultural communications, agricultural and applied economics,
animal and dairy science, biological and agricultural engineering, crop and soil
sciences, entomology, environmental science, horticulture, plant pathology, and
HI - College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Established with the founding of the University of Hawaii in 1907. Bachelor's, master's
and doctoral degrees
variety of departments
IA - Iowa State University, College of Agriculture
It's where George Washington Carver, who discovered hundreds of uses for the peanut
and other crops, learned about science and agriculture. Today, researchers in the
College are working on about 360 projects in basic and applied research. Located
in Ames, Iowa.
ID - University of Idaho, College of Agriculture
The College provides academic programs in agriculture, family and consumer sciences,
and related areas. Located in Moscow, it advances knowledge through research conducted
by the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station and provides information transfer and
application through the Cooperative Extension System.
IN - Purdue University, School of Agriculture
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue's School of Agriculture offers 48 plans
of study leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Science
in Forestry (B.S.F.), and Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (B.S.L.A.).
The School of Agriculture and the Schools of Engineering cooperate to offer a plan
of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
KS - Kansas State University
This is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university and well
known for having one of the nation's best agriculture programs.
MA - University of Massachusetts - Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Arboriculture, or Urban Forestry, is the care of trees and shrubs in
community settings. This major successfully prepares professionals with the
technical, business, and personnel management skills needed for work in park
management, community forestry and the tree care industry.
ME - University of Maine, College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
Founded in 1865, the University of Maine has long been known for its outstanding
agriculture program. With its broad geographic, climatic, and landscape
diversity, the state of Maine provides an exceptional outdoor laboratory for students
interested in the natural sciences, forestry, and agriculture.
MN - University of Minnesota, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science
The college is home to a major share of the activities of the Minnesota Agricultural
Experiment Station (MAES) and the Minnesota Extension Service (MES). Get the latest
word from ours and others on crops, food and health, gardening and horticulture,
livestock, environment and natural resources, and more!
MO - University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
The University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, is ranked #1 in Ag Research
in the United States.
NB - University of Nebraska - Lincoln, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
Undergraduate Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees are offered in both Agricultural
Sciences and Natural Resources through the College of Agricultural Sciences and
Natural Resources. Undergraduate student can combine their major with Business,
University Honors, Communications, International Affairs (offered jointly with the
College of Arts and Sciences), or a Teaching Certificate (offered jointly with Teachers
NC - North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The teaching, research and extension functions are integrated within the College's
22 departments, located in Raleigh. Its mission is to "educate its students and
constituents and to create and extend new knowledge through scientific research
and outreach in agriculture and the life sciences."
NY - Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Located in Ithaca, New York, the College enjoys a long and distinguished history
of conducting innovative world class research. The college supports 15 fields of
study with 400 plus faculty members, two state experiment stations (Geneva and Ithaca),
40 off-campus research facilities, and the most extensive collegiate collection
of agricultural publications in the world.
OH - The Ohio State University, College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The College has 18 interdisciplinary teams in agriculture and natural resources
working to better understand the complex, integrated problems facing the food, agricultural
and natural resource system in Ohio and beyond. "We intend to build our future within
an ecological paradigm. Our research and outreach as well as our curriculum will
grow out of this new paradigm in order to better prepare students and clients for
the world they will face."
OR - Oregon State University - College of Agricultural Sciences
The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University is Oregon's
principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food systems, and a
major source of knowledge regarding environmental quality, natural resources,
life sciences, and rural economies and communities worldwide.
PA - Penn State University, College of Agricultural Sciences
The College of Agricultural Sciences -- the first of the 11 colleges established
at Penn State -- awarded the nation's first baccalaureate degrees in agriculture
in 1861. It ranks among the top 10 U.S. agricultural science research institutions
based on citations in scholarly journals.
TN - The University of Tennessee, College
of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) strives for academic
excellence through comprehensive programs rooted in business, science and other genres
related to supporting agriculture and natural resources. Check out the program
in UT's College of Animal Science
TX - Texas A&M University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The College was founded in 1876. Currently there are over 5,800 students enrolled
in the college, 4,672 undergraduate and 1,161 graduate students. Located in College
Station. Gig 'em, Aggies!
TX - Texas Tech University, College of Agriculture Sciences
Located in the Panhandle growing region of West Texas, Texas Tech has been a
leading agri-business educator since 1923. The College has an excellent research
facility and is well respected for its innovative approach to the 21st Century of
Agriculture. Located in scenic Lubbock, Texas.
VA - Virginia Tech, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
As a land-grant institution, Virginia Tech has long emphasized agriculture and educating
people about agriculture. Originally named Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical
College, Virginia Tech has stressed agriculture: the College of Agriculture and
Life Sciences as it is organized today roots back to the early 1900s.
WA - Washington State University, College of Agriculture and Home Economics
Located in the southeastern corner of the state, in Pullman, the College provides
programs in agricultural economics; Apparel, Merchandising, and Interior Design;
Animal Sciences; Biological Systems Engineering; Crop and Soil Sciences; Entomology;
Food Science and Human Nutrition; Horticulture and Landscape Architecture; Human
Development; Natural Resource Sciences; and Plant Pathology.
WI - University of Wisconsin - Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
A land-grant college devoted to excellence in all endeavors, the College is a community
of 2,200 undergraduate students, 1,100 graduate students, and nearly 700 faculty
and staff members.