Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

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Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences
TypePublic
Established1905
Parent institution
University of Arkansas
Endowment $15 Million
Dean Deacue Fields
Students2,052 (2012) [1]
Undergraduates 1,737 (2012) [1]
Postgraduates 315 (2012) [1]
Location, ,
U.S.
Website bumperscollege.uark.edu
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The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences is the University of Arkansas' college for students interested in plants, animals, food, the natural environment and the human environment. It is named for former US Senator and Arkansas governor Dale Bumpers. Bumpers College currently offers 14 majors. [2] The Poultry Science program ranks as one of the three best nationally. [2] Many faculty members have University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture research or extension appointments, which adds significantly to the number of teaching faculty and the resources available for instruction and extracurricular learning opportunities.

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  1. 1 2 3 "Fall 2012 11th Day Enrollment Report" (PDF). University of Arkansas Office of Institutional Research. October 23, 2013. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-02-25. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
  2. 1 2 "Profile of Bumpers College." Profile Retrieved on 29-3 2008.