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Crop Sciences Undergraduate Admissions

From plant breeding and molecular biology to sustainable food and fuel production systems, the demand for crop science graduates is at an all-time high.

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We'll show you and your guests what social and academic life is like at Illinois Crop Sciences. You'll explore our newly renovated labs, meet with current students, learn about faculty research projects, and how you can get involved.

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Tour Crop Sciences

Take a tour of the Crop Sciences facilities in Turner Hall.

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Before you Apply

Freshman Applicant Recommendations

  • Complete biology and chemistry courses in high school.
  • Complete three years of the same foreign language in high school (you can apply with two years, but are required to complete a third level in college to graduate).
  • If possible, we recommend taking an agriculture class in high school.

Transfer Applicant Requirementss

  • Follow the required and recommended course sequences for the Crop Sciences major in the Transfer Handbook.

Apply Now!

Prospective undergraduates apply through University of Illinois Admissions.


Contact Us

Erika Olivares

Erika Olivares

Undergraduate Recruiter
AE-114 Turner Hall
1102 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801