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Professional Development Fair for Graduate Students

Join us on March 3 to learn about services and resources designed to help you succeed during your time as a graduate student at Illinois.

Stretching Your Imagination Can Help Keep You Physically Active

Read about building physical activity into your busy schedule in the newest Grad Life post.

Register for Campuswide Commencement

The Campuswide Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Where Are They Now?: Tori Davis

Where can a graduate degree from the University of Illinois take you? In this new monthly series, we catch up with one recent Graduate College alum (Tori Davis, Illinois PSM, Food Science and Human Nutrition) and ask the question: "Where are they now?".
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Alma Mater
Posted February 27, 2017
In light of recent national events, we want to reaffirm our commitment to LGBTQ members of our university community, in particular our trans, gender non-conforming, gender non-binary, and genderqueer...
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Posted January 25, 2017
Eric Jones, a doctoral candidate in Musicology, and Rachel Smith, an MD/ PhD candidate in Sociology, have been awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowships. Funded...
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Posted November 18, 2016
The Graduate College’s 2017 Strategic Plan is now available. The publication comes after a collaborative strategic planning process, led by Dean Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko, that began last...


By the Numbers

  • 11,000+ degree-seeking graduate students
  • 44% international students (from 102 countries)
  • 3,394 master's degrees earned
  • 731 doctoral degrees earned
  • $3.3M awarded in Graduate College fellowships
  • 560 postdoctoral scholars
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