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 About Purdue Agriculture

 

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is one of the world’s leading colleges of agricultural, food, life, and natural resource sciences. As a land-grant institution, we are committed to preparing our students to make a difference, wherever their careers take them; stretching the frontiers of science to find solutions to some of our most pressing global challenges; and, through Purdue Extension and engagement programs, helping the people of Indiana, the nation and the world improve their lives and livelihoods.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Purdue Agriculture's Office of Academic Programs (OAP) prepares students for leadership in food, agricultural, life, and natural resource sciences.
Agricultural Research at Purdue (ARP) brings together scientists, students, and many others to impact the lives of people in Indiana, the nation, and the world. Our common goal is to achieve outcomes in agriculture that benefit people everywhere.
Purdue Extension reaches all 92 Indiana counties to transform lives and livelihoods through research-based education.
The College of Agriculture's International Programs in Agriculture (IPIA) collaborates with educational institutions, agencies and organizations throughout the world to help improve agriculture, natural resources, and food systems, as well as enrich communities at Purdue, Indiana and beyond.
The College of Agriculture's Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP) and Civil Rights Resource Center work to strengthen an inclusive community where diverse and unique contributions, talents, and skills are valued and respected.
  • People, Purpose, Impact: College of Agriculture Strategic Plan 2009-2014.

  • Fast Facts about Purdue Agriculture:
    • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,704
      • Indiana Residents: 78%
      • Non-Residents: 21%
      • International (included in non-resident number): 6%
    • Fall 2013 Graduate Enrollment: 675
    • Fall 2013: 288 faculty
      • Named and Distinguished Professors: 22
    • FY 2012-2013 Budget: $177.4M
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