Considering Agronomy?

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.

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Jane Wiercioch

Jane Wiercioch
Undergraduate Program Administrator

Prospective Undergraduate Students

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

Prospective Graduate Students

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

Explore the Possibilities

Field and Lab Research
Groundbreaking Technology
Internships to Career Path

Majors Offered

  • Agronomy: Agronomic Business & Marketing
  • Agronomy: Crop & Soil Management
  • Agronomy: International Agronomy
  • Applied Meteorology and Climatology
  • Crop Science
  • Plant Genetics, Breeding & Biotechnology
  • Soil & Water Sciences

Minors Offered

  • Crop Science
  • Soil Science

Detailed information about each major and minor:

Agronomy Course Catalog


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 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 Undergraduate Admissions 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!

You can also learn more about Student Support, Health & Well-Being, and other student resources offered by Purdue Student Life to help you find a home on campus.


For more information about our programs, visit our Advising Corner and contact or contact our Undergraduate Program Administrator.

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