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Harper Adams University Stats, Info and Facts

Welcome to our world- Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University is the UK's leading university for the agri-food chain and rural sectors, just two hours from central London by public transport in beautiful sprawling countryside.

For more than 100 years Harper Adams has been inspiring and supporting people like you to achieve their ambitions. With top notch teaching, an intimate rural campus and excellent facilities we have everything you need to succeed.

Founded in 1901, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess Royal is the university's Chancellor. Harper Adams has a extensive reputation for excellence and innovation, offering state-of-the-art facilities and rewarding courses in agriculture, agri-business, animals, engineering, food, rural and land-based studies.

Harper Adams by the numbers

  • 99.4% of graduates are employed or in further studies six months after graduating
  • Harper Adams is the Times Good University Guide Modern University of the Year 2017
  • Highest climber in the Complete University Guide 2017
  • We work with more than 500 businesses to deliver, develop, and drive forward higher skills
  • 100% of research conducted by Harper Adams is of international quality and more than 50% is either world leading or internationally excellent.
  • Harper Adams has a 92% satisfaction score in the National Student Survery

The Harper Spirit

Harper Adams is famed for the 'Harper Spirit' - its all about making lifelong friends, working hard and playing hard. Our compact campus means you are never more than a few minutes' walk from any of our facilities, with around 2,500 students studying and socialising on campus at any one time. This means that not only do you get to know the people on your course but also people from other courses and year groups. The area surrounding Harper Adams offers plenty to do, from a cultural day out, shopping till you drop or enjoying the night life that Shropshire and surrounding counties have to offer.

Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Chelsea from Homer, NY
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  • Going to Harper was one of the best experiences of my life. Not only was I immersed in the culture of the school, but I truly got a feel for…

  • Oct-02-2015 Read More
  • Erik from Ithaca, NY
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  • Harper Adams University is a tight-knit community of extremely kind and passionate people. In my experience studying abroad at Harper, a great deal of my learning about agriculture came from…

  • Oct-02-2015 Read More
  • Cheryl from New Jersey
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  • Harper Adams is a small university full of kind, welcoming and supportive students and staff. Almost everyone will know your name and class sizes are relatively small allowing for more…

  • Oct-08-2015 Read More


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