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Future Students

Are you ready to do big things? Are you poised to help solve the most critical challenges of our time with innovative, real-world solutions? Do you want to feed and fuel the world, protect the environment, promote healthy families and children, and do other work that really matters? Explore the amazing #ACESCulture with us.

Our Students Love it Here!

They are always happy to spotlight what they love about their ACES experience. See what they have to say. And then discover for yourself.


Undergraduate Majors

The College of ACES offers 13 majors with dozens of concentrations to fit what you're looking for.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE)
Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE)
Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications (ALEC)
Animal Sciences (ANSC)
Computer Science + Animal Sciences (CS+ANSC)
Crop Sciences (CPSC)
Computer Science + Crop Sciences (CS+CPSC)
Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN)
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)
Metropolitan Food and Environmental Systems (MFST)
Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES)
Plant Biotechnology
Technical Systems Management (TSM)
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Get Your Guide to All Things ACES

We have so much to share about ACES majors and the great careers that follow. Request a digital copy of the ACES Viewbook today.

We're Here to Help

Feel free to contact us directly with any questions about College of ACES majors, visit options and student life:


or call (217) 333-3380.

Visit ACES

Join an advisor and student ambassador to learn about majors, classes, student experiences, and career opportunities in the College of ACES.

Our Students Graduate in 4 Years
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Our 4-year graduation rate is 75%. We are No. 1 among universities with comparable programs when it comes to the amount of time it takes our students to graduate+.
+US News & World Report 2018. National average for public universities is 33% according to U.S. Department of Education.

Our Graduates Make More Money
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On average, our highly sought-after graduates earn 21% more than their peers at most universities with comparable programs over a 20-year period. They earn more than double what their peers from other Illinois universities with similar programs earn during that same period++.

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Visit Campus Virtually

Meet students and explore student life through student blogs and videos.

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Campus Info Sessions

Join a daily Campus Info Session to learn more about our university and what you should do next to prepare for college.

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Tour Campus

Get a better picture of all corners of campus through our photos, videos, blogs, and more.



Explore ACES Campus and Student Life

Tour ACES Facilities

Check out a birds-eye view of your future academic home.