Why Agriculture and Natural Resources?
By 2050, the world’s population will grow from seven to nine billion. That’s two billion new humans on Earth! Who will feed the world and — at the same time — protect the planet? You. And we will get you ready.
At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, we have the programs, the professors, the research and the hands-on learning — all so you can imagine, innovate, and execute the big ideas that the world desperately needs.
annual job openings for grads with degrees in the food, agriculture, natural resources and environmental sectors — nearly 2 jobs for every 1 graduate
of forested lands used for research and teaching in the areas of ecology, entomology, and wildlife conservation
of recent graduates secured jobs in their field of study with competitive starting salaries
of farm land located right on campus, allowing hands-on learning opportunities from day one, including greenhouses, gardens, cornfields, wildlife habitat, animal facilities, rice paddies and wetlands
12 to 1
undergraduate student-faculty ratio
Invest in your future
There are a number of opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students to be honored for their scholarship and service during their time at the University of Delaware. Students are encouraged to explore financial resources to help pay for college including a select number of UD endowments, an external scholarship listing, and scholarship search engines.