The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences is proud to provide student-focused, nationally accredited degrees for students interested in successful careers in areas of agriculture, animals, apparel, business, communications, dietetics, education, the environment, family, food, hospitality, nutrition, plants, science, sustainability, technology and more. As we continue to honor the land-grant tradition, Bumpers College is committed to providing experiential learning opportunities for our students through education and teaching, research, and service and outreach.
The mission of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences is to improve the quality of life for Arkansans by preparing students for successful careers, conducting impactful research, and sharing knowledge to promote viable food and agricultural systems, sustainable environments, healthy families and vibrant communities.
The vision of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences is to lead Arkansas and the world by delivering pre-eminent programs in agricultural, food and life sciences that produce leaders through education, research and outreach.
The rich history of the college has shaped the ability to prepare graduates who are intellectually enriched, technically competent, environmentally conscious and ethically responsible; to be responsible leaders with strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities; and committed to be self-directed, lifelong learners.
The College offers 14 majors and 25 minors through eight departments and the School of Human Environmental Sciences.