Admissions at AGNR

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) prepares students for a diverse set of career pursuits with a high return on their investment.

Our academic programs help students tackle some of the most pressing challenges in a changing world, whether ensuring a safe and nutritious food supply to support a rapidly growing global population, preserving our natural resources, or advancing profitable and sustainable agricultural production systems in the face of climate change.

Students work shoulder to shoulder with some of the brightest faculty minds from across the world to achieve their academic and career goals. True to the land-grant mission of UMD, our students are driven by a strong social consciousness to use what they learn in and out of the classroom to improve the lives and livelihood of others. To learn more and become a part of AGNR’s vibrant and diverse community, please visit our prospective student’s page or see UMD’s admissions options below.


As a prospective undergraduate, discover your five steps to success in becoming a student in our college.


View our comprehensive list of graduate programs and become familiar with the application process.


Discover the Institute of Applied Agriculture, the college’s highly regarded two-year certificate program.

Financial Aid

Need-based aid is administered through the University’s Office of Financial aid. Become familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, mark your calendar for the priority deadline, and build your pipeline into Student Financial Services and Cashiering for questions and payment options.

Finanical aid information


Looking for a supplement to financial aid? The college offers a wide variety of scholarships that incorporate all majors.

Scholarship information

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Get to know the team in AGNR's Office of Academic Programs. 

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For Admitted Students

Get started on your journey as a newly admitted Terp!

Admitted student information

Get to know the college's student ambassadors

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Think about what classes and activities you want to try or take early! It will really benefit your resume to get involved.

Our student ambassadors are our most valued foot soldiers! They can provide a private glimpse into life as a student in the college, offering advice and expertise on academics, clubs, organizations, and resident life. We highly encourage you to connect with them during your admissions experience.  

Meet our Ambassadors