About the College

Ag is at the very heart and soul of Penn State.

From our 1855 start as the Farmers’ High School, agriculture has been at the core of the Penn State mission and identity. Today, the best and brightest teach and learn with us at campuses across Pennsylvania and in locations across the planet. The College of Agricultural Sciences is a world leader in agricultural research and learning, driving discovery and solutions that make life better.

Key Facts


  • Approximate total college undergraduate enrollment: 3,000
  • Approximate college undergraduate enrollment at University Park campus: 2,100
  • Approximate college graduate student enrollment: 580