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The first of the colleges established at Penn State, the College of Agricultural Sciences:
Educationfor the FutureOur programs cover a broad range of needs in food and fiber systems, natural resources and environmental stewardship, and the improvement of economic and social well-being.
Our students can choose from nineteen majors, four two-year programs, and twenty-four minors, and can begin their education at any of Penn State’s twenty-four campuses.
Undergraduate students have the opportunity to expand their experiences by working with their professors on a variety of student research opportunities.
Our facilities are as unique as our fields of study—our students work in state-of the art laboratories and research farms and utilize Pennsylvania’s abundant streams, forests, and wetlands as outdoor living classrooms.
Unique resources and opportunities available to our students:
For nearly one hundred years, Penn State Extension has been translating cutting-edge University research into practical knowledge to help Pennsylvanians.
The College of Agricultural Sciences is committed to providing high-quality graduate programs to train the next generation of academics and industry and government professionals.
From livestock and domestic fowl facilities and our three regional specialty crop research centers to our 13,800 acres of research forests and farmland, our researchers work in a wide span of facilities tailored to their focus areas.