Our college prides itself on individual attention and one-on-one mentoring for all our students and small class sizes.
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Why the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources?
The UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is committed to providing our students with a quality education. Choose from our diverse degree programs in agricultural business, agricultural communications, agroecology, animal science and veterinary sciences, family and consumer sciences, microbiology, molecular biology, and rangeland ecology and watershed management. As a regular leader in research dollars per faculty member awarded, we are able to attract top-level graduate students and offer undergraduates opportunities to work with faculty and participate in research activities. Many students also find part time and summer job opportunities in faculty research laboratories or on research projects that take them to the field. Our guiding philosophy, which has become a motto for the college, captures the essence of what it means to be a student in the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources: Students, the reason we’re here!
Successful Careers in Agriculture and Natural Resources
We prepare our graduates for a broad variety of careers – from dieticians to land reclamation specialists, doctors of veterinary medicine to childcare specialists, business managers to microbiologists, animal geneticists to journalists. Our college emphasizes hands-on, experiential learning with numerous internship and undergraduate research opportunities. Students in the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are encouraged to take advantage of the many extracurricular activities available, including clubs, competitive teams, professional organizations, honorary societies, and agriculture-related fraternities and sororities. These experiences can enhance your resume, provide leadership opportunities, and help you connect with agricultural and UW communities.
Our college prides itself on individual attention and one-on-one mentoring for all our students and small class sizes. The college is the right size for getting to know your teachers and receiving the attention required for successful classroom and outside of classroom experiences. Many faculty and students know each other on a first name basis and every student has the opportunity to get to know the faculty and staff in their programs. You will be a person, not a number.