Ohio State ATI
Ohio State's Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) offers 29 career-focused associate degree and certiﬁcate programs that can be combined to match speciﬁc career goals in agriculture, horticulture, engineering technology and business.
In 2016, Ohio State ATI ranked #2 in the nation in the awarding of associate degrees in agriculture and related sciences (Community College Week’s Top 100). ATI’s programs emphasize experiential learning.
Facilities and labs include:
The Grace L. Drake Agricultural Laboratory, with facilities for dairy, beef, swine, horses and small ruminants. The beef cattle handling facility was designed by noted animal behaviorist and autism advocate Temple Grandin and is the only facility of its kind in Ohio.
A horticulture complex comprising six production greenhouses, a tropical plant conservatory, and extensive gardens, including an All-America Selections garden, a cutting garden, and shade, perennial and herb gardens.
Laboratories for engines, fluid power, electricity/electronics and metal fabrication
Make the most of professional and peer tutoring, study groups, our learning laboratory, disability services, personal and career counseling, and supplemental academic advising.
Participate in one of nearly 20 student organizations — many with a career focus. The Student Activity Center includes a weight room, basketball court, racquetball courts, outdoor tennis and basketball courts, and a student lounge with board and table games.
Most Ohio State ATI students complete a paid industry internship, which often leads to an employment offer. In fact, over the last four years, more than two-thirds of graduating students reported having jobs in hand before graduation.
Wooster, Ohio, is a dynamic small city that has been rated as one of the top 10 micropolitan areas in the United States for 10 consecutive years. Wooster regularly appears on lists like “Best Small Cities in America,” “Happiest Cities in Ohio” and “Best Hometowns.”
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Applewood Apartment village provides townhouse-style apartments with full-sized living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and outdoor patios. Laundry facilities, a community meeting room and a quiet study area are in the nearby housing administration building.
Ohio State ATI offers grant and scholarship aid and participates in all federal ﬁnancial aid programs. Student employment is widely available.