Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

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Majors Offered

students with plantsHorticulture

The Horticulture Major prepares students for professional careers in food production, plant science research, ornamental production, public education, athletic field management, landscape construction, and landscape design.

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students with plantsLandscape Architecture

As a landscape architect, you design and plan new communities, parks, shopping developments, urban public spaces, and other outdoor environments.

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The Turf Management and Science Major prepares students to oversee and implement programs for the production, maintenance, and performance of a variety of turfgrass areas like golf courses, lawns, athletic fields, parks, and sod farms.

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hlaperspectivestudents-sffs-plan.jpgSustainable Food & Farming Systems

The Sustainable Food and Farming Systems major prepares you to manage low-input farming enterprises or for a professional career in many other agricultural and environmental fields.

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What our students, alumni, and professors say about our department

Top 10 Nationally in Landscape Architecture
Top 10 Nationally in Landscape Architecture

Purdue Landscape Architecture Ranks in the Top 10 Nationally.

100% Job Place in Purdue Turf Program
100% Job Place in Purdue Turf Program

Purdue Turf Program has 100% Job Placement for the last 10 years. 

1 in 2 Received Scholarships
1 in 2 Received Scholarships

1 in 2 Purdue Horticulture Students Received Scholarships.

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

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.

We combine both education and discovery. We strive to provide students with the analytical skills necessary to interpret new information as the world of horticulture continues to change.​​

The impact of Purdue Agriculture reaches all over the globe. Our graduates are being placed in Indiana, nationally and internationally. Students graduating with a degree in the department enjoy a 98% placement rate at graduation and an average starting salary of $45,700.

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The HLA Office of Student Services is open from 8 am to noon and 1 to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except on University holidays.

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Benjamin VanDyke, Academic Advisor
Phone: (765) 496-6433
Email: bhvandyk@purdue.edu

 

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