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Congratulations to our 2016 graduates!

Larry Stribling, pictured here, earned his Master's degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. Read about Larry and other new graduates.

Where Are They Now? Heather Salus

Where can a graduate degree from the University of Illinois take you? In this monthly series, we catch up with one recent Graduate College alum (Heather Salus, MFA, Creative Writing, 2010) and ask the question: "Where are they now?"

Interested in our new MOOC-based Master of Computer Science in Data Science degree track?

Join the online info session on May 31 at 11 a.m. CST

Graduate Programs at Illinois

We offer top-notch graduate programs in more than 100 disciplinary areas.


By the Numbers

  • 10,000+ degree-seeking graduate students
  • 41% international students (from 102 countries)
  • 3,291 master's degrees earned
  • 834 doctoral degrees earned
  • $3.8M awarded in Graduate College fellowships
  • 600 postdoctoral scholars
  • Full report