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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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  • 4 Year
  • URBANA, IL

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

901 WEST ILLINOIS STREET
URBANA, IL 61801
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference
From University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Backed by over 150 years of ingenuity and imagination, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign puts you in the same hallways as 26 Pulitzer Prize winners, 23 Nobel Laureates, the inventors of YouTube and PayPal, and a long list of game-changing innovators. Harness your power at UIUC—the Power of I.

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 5
Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
1210-1470
ACT Range
26-32
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,660 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$15,567 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
64%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 262 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 303 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 302 responses

Majors

Explore Your Major Options at UIUC

With over 150 majors to choose from, UIUC is here to help you make a difference in whatever field you're passionate about. Whether you've known your major since you were six or are currently undecided, we encourage you to explore our majors tool. You'll be able to view post-graduation stats for each major, as well as career options, average income for your field, and more.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
32,854 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,266
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 188 responses
  • Diverse
    30%
  • Such a variety! Everyone's very open.
    24%
  • Ambitious
    16%
  • Interesting
    11%
  • Fratty
    7%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Basic
    3%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
66%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 388 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 430 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 200 responses
  • Competitive
    26%
  • Engineering
    23%
  • Opportunities
    15%
  • Lots of options
    14%
  • Large
    7%
  • Extraordinary
    6%
  • Excellence
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$61,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 182 responses

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