About the College of 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.
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.
reaches all 92 Indiana counties to strengthen 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.
People, Purpose, Impact: College of Agriculture Strategic Plan 2015-2020
Fast Facts about Purdue Agriculture:
- Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,671
- Indiana Residents: 78%
- Non-Residents: 23%
- International (included in non-resident number): 8%
- Fall 2015 Graduate Enrollment: 675
- Fall 2015: 288 faculty
- Named and Distinguished Professors: 27
- FY 2015-2016 Budget: