University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Fayetteville, AR

Founded in 1871

“Most importantly, I’ve learned my past doesn’t define me, what I do with my time here does. I feel like I have grown so much over the past few years.” -- Rachel Schaffhauser, animal science major





$7,568 / $24,056

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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Our graduates are prepared for careers as scientists, innovators, managers, policy makers and entrepreneurs.

We offer career paths related to the business, communications, education, management, production, technology, science and sustainability aspects of agriculture, animals, plants and food, as well as options for a path to pre-professional school (pre-vet, pre-med, pre-dental, etc.).

We transform lives and build futures, one student at a time! Our faculty and scientists are experts and leaders in their fields, and are passionate about mentoring students and building personal connections while preparing them for careers where they will make a difference in the world.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Agricultural Communications
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Leadership
  • Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Animal Sciences
  • Crop Science
  • Culinary Food Science
  • Environmental and Soil Science
  • Equine Science
  • Food Science
  • Food Technology
  • Horticultural Sciences
  • Poultry Science
  • Turfgrass and Landscape Management
  • Agricultural Business - Pre-Law
  • Pre-Professional Preparation
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Total Enrollment: 27,778

Agricultural Students: 2,333

Male Female Student Ratio: 46.6%/53.4%


Application Fee: 40 in-state/$50 out-of-state

Application Deadline: April 1

Target GPA: 3.1

Target SAT Score: 1030

Target ACT Score: 20


In-State: $7,568

Out-of-State: $24,056

Student Fees: $1,816

Room and Board: $9,382

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 19/1

Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research and Extension Center

The Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research and Extension Center, located just north of the main campus, is the primary agricultural research complex in Arkansas and the premier research location in the region. The center, which houses classrooms, labs, greenhouses and tunnels, includes research in areas of animal, food and poultry sciences; horticulture, landscape and turf sciences; insect pests and diseases; crop, soil, water and environmental sciences; biological and agricultural engineering; and agriscience and technology.