Ohio State ATI in Wooster

Ohio State ATI features a state-of-the-art science building, horticultural complex, a working farm, and specialized labs in construction and engineering technologies.

Ohio State ATI in Wooster

Academic programs

You can earn two kinds of degrees at Ohio State ATI. 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 Sciences on the Columbus campus.


You can combine ATI's career-focused associate degree and certificate programs to match your specific career goals in agriculture, horticulture, engineering technology, environmental sciences and business. All of our programs emphasize experiential learning. View our full list of academic programs.

Facilities and labs include:

  • The 1700-acre Grace L. Drake Agricultural Laboratory, with facilities for dairy, beef, swine, horses and small ruminants — plus a 143-acre land laboratory where the field serves as the classroom! 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, Secrest Arboretum, sports fields, turfgrass plots, a model golf hole, an All-America Selections garden, and shade, perennial and herb gardens.

  • Laboratories for engines, fluid power, electricity and electronics, construction and metal manufacturing

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 30 student organizations — many with a career focus. The Student Activities Center includes a weight room, basketball court, racquetball courts, outdoor tennis and basketball courts, and a student lounge with board and table games. 

Students can also live on campus in our Applewood Village Apartments — which are managed and staffed by our Office of Student Life. Living on campus helps students build their community at Ohio State ATI, learn how to live independently and succeed academically.


Most 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
1617 Payne Drive
Wooster, Ohio 44691

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Applewood Village Apartments provide 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 Ohio State 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 Ohio State ATI