$65,000 - $80,000
Starting salary range for graduates with a Master’s Degree from the Department of Crop Sciences
Retention rate in graduate program (national average is 52%)
Average starting salary for bachelor’s degree students in crop sciences
New graduates needed by 2020 with a master's degree or Ph.D. in plant breeding
Graduate student fellowships available
Estimated number of elm trees on U of I campus that perished from 1948 to 1972 as a result of a one-two punch of elm diseases: elm phloem necrosis and dutch elm disease.
Applicants to graduate program in the Department of Crop Sciences in 2010
Percentage of undergraduate students who pursue advanced degrees
Dollar value of U.S. commercial horseradish produced in Illinois. Control tactics developed at U of I saved this Illinois industry from an internal root discoloration problem caused by complex fungal pathogens.
Undergraduate students in crop sciences who complete at least one summer internship.