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Farm Management

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What is Farm Management?

In Farm Management, a concentration under Agricultural and Consumer Economics, you’ll study the principles of economics, finance, and risk management—all central to successfully caring for a farm. You’ll develop skills to manage land, labor, and capital resources for a competitive return, as well as learn how to appraise farmland and other assets. Farm Management will give you the skills to manage a farm as an owner, tenant, employee, and more. You can apply directly into this concentration.

Career Options

  • Farm management
  • Real estate appraisal

Post-Graduation Success1

92% employed or continuing education

79% employed after graduation

13% attending graduate school

$51,740 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), ALDI, Cargill

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Cornell University

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

25 - 30 ACT Score

1190 - 1380 SAT Score

3.19 - 3.68 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $13,666
  • Fees: $3,968
  • Expenses3: $15,008
  • Total: $32,642

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $30,236
  • Fees: $3,968
  • Expenses3: $15,348
  • Total: $49,552

International

  • Tuition: $31,110
  • Fees: $3,968
  • Expenses3: $15,348
  • Total: $50,426
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