Why Choose CAFNR?


CAFNR Summer Academies at Mizzou

Learn more about Mizzou and a field of your choice with a variety of summer offerings from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources! Open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Register now!


A degree from CAFNR impacts your future and career, as well as the core components of society — helping to feed the world and keep it healthy.

Each of the 14 degree programs in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources impacts the largest industries in the region and addresses the most significant challenges in our world today, including:

  • Agricultural policy and economics
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Food nutrition, production, processing and safety
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Animal and human health
72 percent of students who apply are offered CAFNR scholarships

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources offers one of the strongest scholarship programs at MU. Each year CAFNR awards more than $1.3 million in scholarships. The MU scholarship application qualifies students for nearly all CAFNR scholarships — no separate application needed.

200+ employers recruit CAFNR students on campus.

A Career Services office just for our CAFNR students means we recognize career development as a lifelong process and are committed to helping you think about your future and work to make that future a reality. Ninety-three percent of our CAFNR students are employed in a field directly related to their degree program after graduation.

And that’s not all of our tailored opportunities for students.

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