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About Harper Adams University

Since its foundation in 1901, Harper Adams has had a long and proud tradition of working closely with the rural sector. Harper Adams has achieved the highest educational standards, and is widely recognised for the quality of its provision. In 2015, Harper Adams University was the runner-up University of the Year at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards. The university also won the award for student support and was in the top three institutions in a further five award categories. Harper Adams was the second highest climber in the Complete University Guide 2016 league table and consistently achieves a graduate employment rate above 96 per cent, giving us the most consistent track record in specialist agri-food provision. In 2014, Harper Adams was voted the fourth most welcoming university in the UK in the Youthsight High Expectations survey and won the CUBO Innovation Award for Excellence in Student Experience.


Harper Adams' attractive rural location in the heart of England provides the best of town and country. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, the Shropshire campus offers state-of-the-art facilities and rewarding courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong learners in the rural, animal and land-based sectors.