B.Sc. On Campus

Horticulture Science and Production

University of Tennessee Knoxville

48 months
31664 USD/year
31664 USD/year
13244 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Horticulture Science and Production concentration from University of Tennessee Knoxville is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for production, management and marketing of horticultural crops.


About this Degree

Scientist and production horticulturists shape food production and ornamentals industries through innovative approaches and cutting-edge technology, uncovering practical solutions to real-world problems.

University of Tennessee Knoxville Institute of Agriculture’s Fresh Electric Farm involves students producing tasty and nutritious food through indoor hydroponic systems. As community engagement is a touchstone of Plant Sciences research, the food grown is donated to Knoxvillians experiencing food insecurity. 

Employment prospects range from managing nursery and greenhouse businesses, to consulting and education, to marketing fruits and vegetables. This Horticulture Science and Production concentration also prepares students with strong interests in science or technology to pursue opportunities in research-related fields, including graduate studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Student Success in the Herbert College of Agriculture
  • Economics of the Global Food and Fiber System
  • Horticulture: Principles and Practices
  • Plant Physiology and Nutrition
  • Plant Biotechnology and Genetics
  • Forest Insects and Diseases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Go Vols (formerly VIP) application or the Common Application
  • $50 application fee 
  • Official transcript(s)
  • English proficiency
  • One required essay—choose one of seven prompts
  • Recommendation letters (academic, professional, or personal)
  • Supporting statement
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31664 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31664 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13244 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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