College Funding and Impacts
2014-2015 Budget Information
The Penn State Board of Trustee 2014-2015 Budget Plan and State Appropriation Request
The College of Agricultural Sciences relies on the 150-year-old land-grant partnership of federal, state, and county governments as the foundation of funding for its agricultural research and statewide extension programs. These programs are not supported by undergraduate tuition dollars.
College Overview Information
A summary of the college's research and extension programs and expenditures.
Listen to an 8 minute PowerPoint overview of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.
A summary of the College's and Penn State Extension's facilities and services
A brief summary of the College's purpose and structure
Current college funding levels with background information by source.
A summary of the mission, facilities and services of the College and Penn State Extension
Summary of the impacts of some of the college's research and extension programs
Pieces that describe the college three main missions - research, extension and education - and impact summaries of each
Study shows Penn State is an economic powerhouse in the Commonwealth
Impact summaries on specific agricultural topics
Job Outlook in Ag
The Wall Street Journal ranks Penn State No. 1 among corporate recruiters.
According to the USDA, during 2010–15, 5% more college graduates with expertise in agricultural and food systems, renewable energy, and the environment will be needed when compared to 2005-10.