College Funding and Impacts
The Penn State Board of Trustee 2015-2016 Budget Plan and State Appropriation Request
Unlike other colleges at Penn State, 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 or state-appropriated education general dollars.
College Overview Information
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
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.