Ohio State ATI in Wooster

Ohio State's Agricultural Technical Institute features a horticultural complex, a working farm, a golf course and specialized labs in renewable energy, engineering technologies and more.

Ohio State ATI

Academic programs

You can earn two kinds of degree at Ohio State's Agricultural Technical Institute. Complete an associate of applied science degree and you can be career-ready in as little as two years. Or, earn an associate of science degree for a simple pathway to a bachelor's degree through the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Science on the Columbus campus.


You can combine Ohio State ATI's career-focused associate degree and certificate programs to match your specific career goals in agriculture, horticulture, engineering technology and business. All of our 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 and electronics, and metal fabrication

Academic support

Make the most of professional and peer tutoring, study groups, our learning laboratory, disability services, personal and career counseling, and supplemental academic advising.

Student life

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.”

Ohio State ATI
1328 Dover Road
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Toll-free: 800-647-8283

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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.

Housing at ATI

Financial aid
Ohio State ATI offers grant and scholarship aid and participates in all federal financial aid programs. Student employment is widely available.

Financial aid at ATI