Study Horticulture

  • Pursue a certificate or Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate degree from a Four-year Institution. (See list below sorted by state.)

  • Pursue a certificate or Associate's degree from a Two-year Institution. (See list below sorted by state.)

  • Participate in a horticulture camp for middle school, high school, or college students.

  • Scholarship Opportunities!

    • Many organizations and businesses offer scholarships to study horticulture, gardening, floriculture, landscape design, urban gardening, and many more options in the world of plants!  Some scholarships are for formal education at colleges and universities, others are continuing education and certification programs.  Check out our scholarship resources.

State Four-Year Institutions Two-Year Institutions

Alabama

Alabama A&M University
Auburn University
Tuskegee University

Calhoun Community College
Faulkner State Community College
Gadsden State Community College
Wallace State Community College

Arkansas

University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Arkansas State University Beebe
Cossatot Community College
North Arkansas College
Northwest Arkansas Community College
Phillips Community College

Arizona

University of Arizona

Arizona Western
Central Arizona College
Diné College
Yavapai College

California

California State University, Chico
California State University, Fresno
California State University, Humboldt
Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Fresno State University
Humboldt State University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Cruz

Allan Hancock College
Bakersfield College
Butte Community College
Cabrillo College
Citrus College
City College of San Francisco
College of the Desert
College of the Redwoods
College of the Sequoias
Cosumnes River College
El Camino College
Fullerton College
Imperial Valley College
Las Positas College
Lassen Community College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Mendocino College
Merced College
MiraCosta College
Modesto Junior College
Mt. San Antonio College
Porterville Community College
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Rosa Junior College
Sierra College
Victor Valley College

Colorado

Colorado State University

AIMS Community College
Front Range Community College
Northeastern Junior College
Pickens Tech

Connecticut

University of Connecticut

Naugatuck Valley
University of Connecticut Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

Delaware

Delaware State University
Delaware Valley University
University of Delaware

Delaware Technical and Community College
Dover Tech Community College

Florida

Florida A&M University
University of Florida (Environmental Horticulture Department)
University of Florida (Horticultural Sciences Department)

College of Central Florida
Florida Gateway College
Palm Beach Community College
South Florida State College
Valencia Commnity College

Georgia

Fort Valley State University
University of Georgia

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Chattahoochee Technical College
College of Coastal Georgia
Gwinnitt Technical College
Lanier Technical College
North Georgia Technical College
Ogeechee Technical College
Southern Crescent Technical College
University of North Georgia

Hawaii

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Hawaii Community College
University of Hawaii Maui College
Windward Community College

Idaho

University of Idaho

College of Southern Idaho

Illinois

Illinois State University
Southern Illinois University
University of Illinois
Western Illinois University

Carl Sandburg College
City Colleges of Chicago
College of DuPage
College of Lake County
Highland Community College
Illinois Central College 
Illinois Eastern Community College
Illinois Valley Community College
John Wood Community College
Joliet Junior College
Kaskaskia College
Kishwaukee College
Lake Land College
McHenry County College
Parkland College
Rend Lake College
Shawnee Community College
Southeastern Illinois College
Southwestern Illinois College

Indiana

Purdue University

Ivy Tech Community College
Vincennes University

Iowa

Iowa State University

Des Moines Area Community College
Hawkeye Community College
Iowa Lakes Community College
Iowa Valley - Ellsworth Community College
Iowa Western Community College
Kirkwood Community College
Southwestern Community College

Kansas

Kansas State University

Barton Community College
Butler Community College
Cloud County Community College
Coffeyville Community College
Colby Community College
Cowley Community College
Dodge City Community College
Fort Scott Community College
Highland Community College 
Hutchinson Community College
Johnson County Community College
Pratt Community College

Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Henderson Community College
Hopkinsville Community College
Maysville Community College
Owensboro Community and Technical College

Louisiana

Louisiana State University
Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

 

Maine

University of Maine

Southern Maine Community College

Maryland

University of Maryland
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Community College of Baltimore
Harford College
Howard College

Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts

Cape Cod Community College
North Shore Community College
Stockbridge School of Agriculture

Michigan

Michigan State University

Oakland Community College

Minnesota

University of Minnesota

Anoka Technical College
Central Lakes College
Century College
Dakota County Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Ridgewater College
Rochester Community and Technical College

Mississippi

Alcorn State University
Mississippi State University

Hinds Community College
Itawamba Community College
Jones County Junior College
Mississippi Delta Community College
Northeast Mississippi Community College

Missouri

Missouri State University
Northwest Missouri State University
University of Missouri

Mineral Area College
Missouri State-West Plains
St. Louis Community College
State Fair Community College

Montana

Montana State University

Dawson Community College
Miles Community College

Nebraska

University of Nebraska

Central Community College
Metropolitan Community College
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Northeast Community College
Southeast Community College

Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno

 

New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

Rutgers University

Brookdale Community College
Cumberland Community College

New Mexico

New Mexico State University

 

New York

Cornell University

Finger Lakes Community College
New York Botanical Garden School of Professional Horticulture
Niagara Community College

North Carolina

North Carolina A&M State University
North Carolina State University

Alamance Community College
Blueridge Community College
Caldwell Community College
Catawba College
Central Piedmont Community College
Fayetteville Technical and Community
Haywood Community College
Lenoir Community College
Sandhills Community College
Wayne Community College
Western Piedmont Community College
Wilkes Community College

North Dakota

North Dakota State University

Bismarck State College
North Dakota State College of Science
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College
Williston Community College

Ohio

Ohio State University

Agricultural Technical Institute
Cincinnati State Community College: Landscape Horticulture
Cincinnati State Community College: Sustainable Horticulture
Clark State Community College: Landscape Design
Clark State Community College: Nursery Operations
Clark State Community College: Turf and Landscape Operations
Miami University-Hamilton: Horticultural Botany
Miami University-Hamilton: Horticulture
Southern State Community College

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University

Connor State College
East Oklahoma State Community College
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
OSU Oklahoma City
Redlands Community College
Tulsa Community College
Western Oklahoma State College

Oregon

Oregon State University

Blue Mountain Community College
Central Oregon Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Umpqua Community College

Pennsylvania

Delaware Valley University
Pennsylvania State University
Temple University

Longwood Gardens
Luzerne County Community College
Temple University
Westmoreland Community College

Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

 

South Carolina

Clemson University

Central Carolina Technical College
Horry-Georgetown Community College
Spartanburg Community College
Trident Technical College

South Dakota

South Dakota State University

Lake Area Technical College

Tennessee

Tennessee State University
University of Tennessee

Cleveland State Community College
Columbia State Community College
Jackson State Community College 
Nashville State Community College
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Walters State Community College

Texas

Prairie View Agriculture and Mechanical University
Texas A&M University
Texas Tech University

Blinn College
Kilgore College
North Central Texas
Odessa College
Palo Alto College
South Plains College
Tarrant Community College
Texas State Technical College
Weatherford College
Western Texas College: Agriculture
Western Texas College: Turfgrass Management
Wharton County Community College

Utah

Utah State University

Snow College

Vermont

University of Vermont

Sterling College

Virginia

Virginia State University
Virginia Tech

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College: Agriculture
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College: Urban Forestry
Danville Community College
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Mountain Empire Community College
Patrick Henry Community College
Tidewater Community College
Virginia Highlands Community College

Washington

Washington State University

Bellevue Community College
Big Bend Community College
Clover Park Technical College
Columbia Basin College
Everett Community College
Lake Washington Tech
Peninsula College
Seattle Central Community College
South Seattle Community College
Spokane Community College
Spokane Falls Community College
Tacoma Community College
Walla Walla Community College
Yakima Valley Community College

West Virginia

West Virginia University

Potomac State College

Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Platteville
University of Wisconsin, River Falls

Chippewa Valley Technical College
Fox Valley Technical College
Gateway Technical College
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Sauk County Community College
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Western Technical College

Wyoming

University of Wyoming

Casper College
East Wyoming College
Laramie County Community College
Northwest College

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