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

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

About

601 E JOHN ST
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61820
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference
From University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign provides limitless opportunities for anyone to pursue their impossible.

A top university with a legacy of innovation, we offer a challenging, progressive setting to help you realize your goals. You’ll discover a spirit of community, equity, and openness on campus, with meaningful resources to support you along the way.

With the power of a UIUC degree, you'll move forward fearlessly, prepared to lead and poised to create positive, long-lasting change.

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
January 5
Acceptance Rate
60%
SAT Range
1320-1510
ACT Range
29-34
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
$14,272 / 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
$11,212 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 279 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 341 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 340 responses

Majors

You're Admitted, Now What?

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Was it all those volunteer hours you put in? Your sharp grades? That little horseshoe anecdote in your essay that made the admissions counselors LOL all the way home? You don’t know, but what you do know is that you just got accepted into one of the most storied universities in the nation. Well done, you! So, what now?

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    87%
  • On Campus
    9%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
33,481 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,298
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 226 responses
  • Diverse
    28%
  • Such a variety! Everyone's very open.
    28%
  • Ambitious
    16%
  • Interesting
    10%
  • Fratty
    6%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Basic
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 426 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 468 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 238 responses
  • Competitive
    22%
  • Engineering
    20%
  • Opportunities
    19%
  • Lots of options
    14%
  • Large
    9%
  • Extraordinary
    5%
  • Excellence
    4%

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. 188 responses

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