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Office of Academic Programs

At ACES, you’ll earn more than a degree. You will leave with confidence, optimism, and a positive career outlook. Our graduation and retention rates are the highest among competitive schools and our graduate job placement is 87%.

Academics for You

There is a reason we are ranked in the top 30 agricultural schools worldwide. We offer a multitude of research and degree programs that emphasize practical application and real-world solutions.

Campus Visits

At ACES, you’ll benefit from the support of our close-knit college community while enjoying all the benefits of a Big Ten campus.

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Future Students

Explore majors and careers, schedule a tour, and watch videos featuring our campus and student projects.

Current Students

From changing your major, to transferring credits, or finding a peer tutor, we have the resources you need to succeed.

Graduate Students

Become an expert in your field with specialized programs of study for graduate level and beyond.

Career Services

ACES Career Services is here to offer interview and career advice, as well as help you land internships, prepare for the career fair, and more.

Diversity & Inclusion

Learn about our efforts to deepen the inclusiveness of our academic community and enhance leadership development among all of our students.

Study Abroad

We encourage you to see the world. In addition to hundreds of study abroad experiences available at the University of Illinois, the College of ACES developed experiences with your interests in mind. Visit coffee farms in Costa Rica, cattle operations in Peru, or coral reefs in Belize while earning credit, developing marketable career skills, and making memories that last a lifetime. Through our First Year Experience Programs, you can study abroad as early as your freshman year during winter break.

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Student Recreation
Student Life

Being a student at Illinois is about more than just the classroom. Learn about leadership, research, student clubs, and more. 

Certificate Programs

For students and professionals who wish to enhance their skills and education through advanced, part-time coursework.

Pre-college Programs

For high school students who want to experience campus and learn about careers in food, agriculture, and the environment.

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