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ATI is ranked number one in awarding degrees in agriculture
(Wooster, Ohio) June 25, 2012-- Ohio State’s Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster is ranked number one in the nation among two-year institutions in the awarding of degrees in agriculture in Community College Week’s 2012 Top 100 report.
In addition to ranking the overall top 100 associate degree producers, Community College Week also ranks the top 50 in various disciplines. ATI is ranked in the category of agriculture, agricultural operations, and related sciences, which includes horticulture and power equipment. Community College Week compiles its reports from data from the U.S. Department of Education.
With the exception of 2011, when ATI slipped to the number two position, and 2007, when agriculture degrees were not ranked, ATI has occupied the number one spot in its category. The complete Community College Week Top 100 report can be found here.
Ohio State ATI, located in Wooster, Ohio, is an associate degree granting program within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Students participate in a curriculum that includes general and basic studies, hands-on experience and a paid industry internship. Ohio State ATI is the largest institution of its kind in the U.S., enrolling approximately 650 students and offering 32 programs of study. Ohio State ATI maintains a 99 percent job placement rate for all graduates within four months of graduation.