Horticulture & Landscape Architecture

We feed the body, the mind, and the soul... Join us and help change the world.

What Do You Want To Do With Your Life?

  • Design a park?
  • Manage Wrigley field?
  • Be an urban farmer?
  • Raise organic food?
  • Operate a vineyard?
  • Feed the world?

Experience Purdue Horticulture & Landscape Architecture

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

Job Placement

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


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.


Students graduating with a degree in the department enjoy a 98% placement rate at graduation and an average starting salary of $45,700.

Student Experiences

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Alyssa Moreno Horticulture Science

Alyssa Moreno grew up in Michigan’s forestland, curious about the plants that surrounded her and wanting to know more about them. “I grew up in a gardening family,” Alyssa says. “Finding out about the different backgrounds of other ag majors gives me a better understanding of the broad spectrum in agriculture.” A violinist who plays at Michigan’s Irish music festival, Alyssa loves Irish culture and hopes to experience it in person by studying abroad on the Emerald Isle.

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Michael McCormick Landscape Architecture

It’s just one of those things. Sometimes it takes making the wrong choice before the right one can even be considered. Michael McCormick, a junior and Landscape Architect major, is very familiar with this experience. McCormick began his college career as a Civil Engineer major saying, “in high school I was adamant about doing engineering.”

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Michael Baird Horticultural Science

Michael Baird was raised on a family farm, where he and his brother ran their own produce business and helped their parents with the farm’s agritourism activities. In an enterprise like this one, a close-knit family and community ties are part of the package. Michael found the same environment of family and community in the College of Agriculture.

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