DEPARTMENT OF Agricultural Economics PURDUE 101 

Welcome to Agricultural Economics at Purdue!

Welcome to Agricultural Economics at Purdue! This page contains information for incoming students in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. We are excited you will be joining us this fall and look forward to helping you pursue your next giant leap as a Purdue Boilermaker! Below is a welcome video from our Undergraduate Programs Coordinator, Dr. Brenna Ellison. During your virtual advising session with one of our Purdue 101 student advisors, we will walk through much of the remaining information on this page.  

Undergraduate Programs Coordinator Welcome


Agricultural Economics Academic Advising Team

We are looking forward helping you plan your first semester here at Purdue, as well as welcoming you into our department as you begin your collegiate career. Please contact the advising team, if you have any questions.

malissa allen

Malissa Allen
Undergraduate Office Coordinator

Andy Oppy

Andy Oppy
Associate Director of Advising & Student Services

Christine Strong

Christine Strong
Academic Advisor

LeeAnn Williams

LeeAnn Williams
Director of Advising & Student Services


Agricultural Economics PURDUE 101 Resources


Current Agricultural Economics Student Profiles

Agricultural Economics students are encouraged to take an active role in their education and that includes engaging in transformative experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Below are handfuls of stories from our students - while some travel, others compete, many are leaders - and a quite a few do all of these things and more! If you want to find out what student life is all about in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue, take a few minutes and read about the experiences of our students. We hope that by reading them, you'll find your own inspiration. And, if any of these experiences interest you throughout your time at Purdue, reach out to your advisor for more information.