Agronomy is a rewarding environmental career where students can make an impact on both the environment and the food we eat.  If you enjoy learning about environmental issues, want to build a sustainable food system, enjoy working outdoors or on farms, are passionate about feeding people, care about the world around us or the environment, Purdue Agronomy is your choice. A degree in agronomy offers many learning opportunities and career options.

Prospective Graduate Students

If you have a passion for agronomic research and environmental improvement learn about our Agronomy Graduate Program.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Join us in feeding the world and protecting the environment with a bachelor’s degree in Agronomy!

Resources

Check out the scholarships available through the university. There are also lots of opportunities to work, which can help cover the cost of your degree.

Check our research areas and facilities

The impact of Purdue Agriculture reaches all over the globe. Our graduates are being placed in Indiana, nationally and internationally.

Each year, participating agricultural colleges across the nation provide data to summarize entry-level salaries of recent graduates of their programs.

The cost varies depending on factors such as where a student chooses to live, travel expenses, food costs, enrollment in a specific program, etc.

Student Events

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Student Organizations

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Globally renowned program
Globally renowned program

Purdue is home to the #4 Agriculture program in the U.S.

QA World University Rankings 2022
Globally renowned program
Globally renowned program

Nationally Ranked Collegiate Soils Judging Team

QA World University Rankings 2020
Globally renowned program
Globally renowned program

Purdue is home to the World Food Prize Winner Dr. Gebisa Ejeta

QA World University Rankings 2020
Globally renowned program
Globally renowned program

Purdue is home to the #4 Agriculture program in the U.S.

QA World University Rankings 2022

Globally renowned program
Globally renowned program

Nationally Ranked Collegiate Soils Judging Team

QA World University Rankings 2020

Globally renowned program
Globally renowned program

Purdue is home to the World Food Prize Winner Dr. Gebisa Ejeta

QA World University Rankings 2020

Student Life

At Purdue, getting involved in life outside of the classroom is just as important as academics. The cultural, social, recreational, and educational programs supported and developed by Student Life at Purdue are designed to create a positive learning experience, assist students in developing leadership and life skills, and promote awareness and understanding about student, community, and social issues. As a Big Ten university with nearly 49,000 undergraduate students from across the country and around the world, there are innumerable ways to engage at Purdue. Now is your time Boilermaker!

Learn more about Student Support, Health & Well-Being, and more Student Resources at Purdue Student Life and find a home in campus.

To request more information about our program please contact our Undergraduate Program Administrator

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