The predecessor of Beijing Agricultural College was Tongxian Agricultural School of Hebei Province, founded in 1956. In 1958, Tongxian Agricultural School in Hebei Province merged with Beijing Agricultural Cooperative Cadre School and changed its name to Beijing Agricultural School. In 1965, Beijing established the part-agricultural and part-study Beijing Agricultural Labor University on the basis of the Beijing Agricultural School. In 1978, it was renamed Beijing Agricultural College with the approval of the State Council. The school currently covers an area of about 1,000 acres, including the main campus, the east campus, the north campus, and the university science and technology park market. In addition, the school has a 1,000-mu University Science and Technology Park Farm and a 10,000-mu University Science and Technology Garden Farm. The school has been awarded the title of Beijing Garden Unit, Beijing Civilized Campus, Capital Civilized Unit Model, and National Civilized Unit.
The school currently has 11 second-level colleges and 3 teaching departments, with 11 first-level discipline master degree authorization points and 7 professional degree categories. There are currently 29 undergraduate majors, of which horticulture, veterinary medicine, and agricultural and forestry economic management are national-level specialty construction majors, and horticulture is a first-class major in Beijing. The school has 2 national-level (plants, animals) and 4 Beijing-level experimental teaching demonstration centers (plants, animals, food processing, management); there are 1 national and 5 Beijing-level experimental teaching centers , 172 school-level contracted off-campus talent training bases to meet the school's plant, animal, garden ecology, food processing, biology and information technology, economic management and grammar professional needs; 2 Beijing-level campus practice bases (Plants, food processing); There are also 8 school-level experimental teaching centers, which have achieved full coverage of all professional experimental teaching.
The school currently has more than 760 faculty members, including more than 550 full-time teachers, and more than 50 people have been selected for the special government allowance of the State Council, the New Century Outstanding Talents of the Ministry of Education, the City-level Candidates of the New Century Talents Project, and the 100 Leading Talents of "Science and Technology Beijing" , Beijing high-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents, Beijing-affiliated colleges and universities "Great Wall Scholars Training Program", Beijing's modern agricultural industry technology system innovation team chief experts and post experts.
The school has a total of more than 8,400 full-time students, nearly 900,000 paper books in the library, and 2.4 million electronic books. Over the past 60 years since its establishment, the school has cultivated nearly 50,000 outstanding graduates who have taken root in the grassroots and have become the backbone of the capital’s economic and social development, especially the development of the agricultural industry. A group of outstanding government management has emerged among them. Personnel, outstanding agricultural experts and scholars, and influential agricultural entrepreneurs. Beijing University of Agriculture has now become an important base for the training of urban modern agricultural talents in Beijing and the technical service center of the national modern agricultural demonstration zone.
The six ranks of wind and rain, the years are like songs. In the new era, the school will be guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, thoroughly implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee, the National Education Conference and the Beijing Education Conference, focus on the strategic positioning of the capital’s "four centers" and build a world-class The real needs of a harmonious and livable capital of the capital, comprehensively serve the regional economic and social development of the capital, rural revitalization and the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, resonate with the pulse of the times, and go with the development of the capital, and strive to build the school into the capital and serve the "three rural", Facing the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and radiating the whole country, a high-level applied modern agriculture and forestry university with urban characteristics!