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Computer Science and Crop Sciences

College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

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What is Computer Science and Crop Sciences?

Computer science is the study of theory, design, and applications of digital computers. In this major, you will learn software design and informational processing techniques. Crop Sciences is the study of solving important global agricultural problems. Students learn to make plants more efficient, sustainable, and productive. You will also learn how to reduce risk and cost to producers. Our program will help you pursue a career in agriculture that emphasizes both technology and management. 

Career Options

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational biology
  • Data analysis
  • Data management
  • Education
  • Information technology
  • Precision agriculture
  • Web programming

Post-Graduation Success1

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Graduation & Retention2

4.0 years to degree

95% freshman retention rate

74% four-year graduation rate

84% six-year graduation rate

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $17,348
  • Fees: $4,008
  • Expenses3: $15,952
  • Total: $37,308

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $34,798
  • Fees: $4,008
  • Expenses3: $16,292
  • Total: $55,098

International

  • Tuition: $40,146
  • Fees: $4,008
  • Expenses3: $16,292
  • Total: $60,446
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