Horticulturists don't grow on trees that's where we come in
High school is in the rearview mirror, and now you’re thinking about coming to Iowa State University to study horticulture. So, what’s the hold up?
Turn your passion into a profession.
On your horticulture adventure, you’ll learn how to feed the world and make the world more beautiful. Check out our six undergraduate options, curriculum, minors, potential careers and study abroad on your quest to change the world.
You’ll be able to learn and work beside industry-leading professors who literally write the books others teach from. As a first-year student, you’ll participate in an active-learning, hands-on laboratory experience in our state-of-the-art classrooms, a Horticulture Research Farm and greenhouses.
You’ll also experience course field trips to farms and vineyards, golf courses, sports fields, landscape construction and management firms, and more. Take advantage of our social and learning communities to help you with classwork and make life-long friends.
The rich and supportive learning environment and outstanding facilities contained within Horticulture Hall make our department unique. But don’t just take our word for it. Come for a visit and see for yourself.Schedule Your Visit
See where your adventure can take you
1995 Graduate, Turfgrass Management
I am so thankful I found the Horticulture Department at ISU. My turf degree has led me on an amazing journey I never could have dreamed. I’m proud to say I’m an ISU Horticulture Graduate!Visit Our Graduates At Work
- Academic Offerings
- Greenhouse Plant Production
- Horticulture Food Crop Production and Management
- Horticulture Research
- Landscape Design, Installation, and Management
- Public Horticulture
- Turfgrass Management
- All Course Offerings
- 4-Year Plans
- Department of Horticulture Curriculum
- Transfer Plans
- Global Resource Systems Major
- Learning Communities
- Social Community
- Internship Opportunities
- International Experience
- Scholarship Opportunities