See Yourself at ACES!

Do you want to help solve the most critical challenges of our time? Ready to feed and fuel the world, protect the environment, and promote healthy families and children? Crave the kind of work that really matters? ACES is the right place for you.

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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 14 majors with dozens of concentrations to fit what you're looking for.

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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)
Engineering Technology and Management for Agricultural Systems (ETMAS)
Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN)
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)
Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES)
Plant Biotechnology
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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 us for an on-campus or virtual visit 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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Make a Difference

Maddy’s experiences help new students get involved.

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See the World

Ian jumps into the global fight against food insecurity.

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Shape Your Future

Career Services expert connects students, employers.



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