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Not Reported

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,924
Declined + 11,530
Total Received 31,454
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56%

44%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Engineering
  3. Social Sciences/History
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School Facts

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, founded in 1867, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 1,783-acre campus is located in the Urbana-Champaign metropolitan area, 130 miles south of Chicago.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 44,520
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Codes

SAT 1836
ACT 1154

Public

32,281

undergraduate students

12,239

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
37%
500-599
37%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
700-800
71%
600-699
22%
500-599
6%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
17%
600-699
49%
500-599
29%
400-499
5%
30-36
47%
24-29
40%
18-23
11%
12-17
2%
30-36
43%
24-29
46%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
41%
24-29
49%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
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Champaign, IL

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Champaign, IL

1,470-acre campus in Urbana-Champaign (population: 82,517), 130 miles from Chicago. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Chicago; airport also serves Savoy (four miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
601 East John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
60 fraternities 21% of male students
 
36 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
88%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
37%
500-599
37%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
700-800
71%
600-699
22%
500-599
6%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
17%
600-699
49%
500-599
29%
400-499
5%
30-36
47%
24-29
40%
18-23
11%
12-17
2%
30-36
43%
24-29
46%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
41%
24-29
49%
18-23
10%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
January 2
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 10
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,924
Declined + 11,530
Total Received 31,454

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Stacey Kostell
Director of Admissions
P: 217 333-0302
F: 217 244-4614
ugradadmissions@illinois.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Ten Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
School colors
orange and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Business Management
Actuarial Science
Administration of Special Education
Administration/Special Education
Adult Continuing Education Administration
Adult/Continuing Education Administration
Adult/Continuing Education/Teaching
Advanced Legal Research
Advertising
Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering
African Studies
Agricultural Business Management
Agricultural Business/Management
Agricultural Communications/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Extension Education
Agricultural Mechanization
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agricultural/Biological Engineering/Bioengineering
Agricultural/Biological/Engineering/Bioengineering
Agricultural/Extension/Education Services
Agronomy/Crop Science
Airline Pilot/Flight Crew
Animal Livestock/Husbandry/Production
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Animal/Livestock/Husbandry/Production
Anthropology
Apparel/Textiles
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations
Applied Mathematics
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History/Criticism
Architecture
Architecture Technology/Technician
Art History/Criticism/Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Asian Studies/Civilizations
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Athletic/Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology
Audiology/Audiologist/Hearing Sciences
Audiology/Audiologist/Speech Language/Pathology/Pathologist
Audiology/Audiologist/Speech/Language/Pathology/Pathologist
Auditing
Aviation/Airway/Management Operations
Banking/Financial Support Services
Bilingual/Multilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological/Biomedical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biology/Teacher Education
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration/Management
Business/Commerce
Caribbean Studies
Cell/Cellular Biology/Histology
Cell/Cellular/Molecular Biology
Ceramic Science/Engineering
Ceramic Sciences/Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Child Development
City/Urban/Community/Regional Planning
City/Urban/Community/Regional/Planning
Civil Engineering
Classics/Languages/Literature/Linguistics
Classics/Languages/Literatures/Linguistics
College Counseling/Student Personnel
College Student Counseling/Personnel Services
Communication/Speech/Rhetoric
Communications/Speech/Rhetoric
Community College Education
Community Health/Preventive Medicine
Community Health/Preventive Medicines
Community Organization/Advocacy
Comparative Law
Comparative Literature
Computational Mathematics
Computer Engineering
Computer Hardware Engineering
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Information Systems/Security
Computer Programming/Programmer
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Conducting
Construction Engineering
Consumer Economics
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dietetics/Dietician RD
Drama/Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education/Teaching
Early Childhood/Education/Teaching
East Asian Languages/Literatures/Linguistics
East Asian Studies
Economics General
Economics Other
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education
Education of the Deaf/Hearing Impaired
Education of the Gifted/Talented
Education/Statistics/Research Methods
Education/Teaching Individuals Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching Individuals/Early Childhood/Special Education
Education/Teaching of Gifted/Talented
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood/Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals who are Developmentally Delayed
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic/Other Physical Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech/Language Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Education/Teaching/Individuals with Hearing Impairments/Deafness
Educational Assessment/Testing/Measurement
Educational Evaluation/Research
Educational Leadership/Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Statistics Research Methods
Educational/Institutional/Media Design
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Educational/Instructional/Curriculum Supervision
Educational/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments/Including Blindness
Electrical/Electronics/Communication Engineering
Electrical/Electronics/Communications Engineering
Elementary Education/Teaching
Elementary/Middle School Administration/Principalship
Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
English Composition
English Language/Literature
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entomology
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family Resource Management
Family/Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Farm/Farm Ranch Management
Farm/Farm/Ranch Management
Film/Cinema Studies
Finance
Financial Planning Services
Financial Planning/Services
Fine/Studio Arts
Food Science
Food Technology/Processing
Foreign Languages Teacher Education
Forest Science/Biology
Forest Sciences/Biology
French Language Teacher Education
French Language/Literature
Geography
Geography Teacher Education
Geological/Earth Sciences/Geosciences
Geology/Earth Science
Geology/Earth Sciences/Geosciences
Geotechnical Engineering
German Language Teacher Education
German Language/Literature
German Languages/Literature
Graphic Design
Health Occupations Teacher Education
Health Services Administration
Health/Physical Education
Hebrew Language/Literature
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History
History Teacher Education
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Nutrition
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Organizational Psychology
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Insurance
International Finance
International/Comparative Education
International/Global Studies
Italian Language/Literature
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education/Teaching
Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Labor/Industrial Relations
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Latin Teacher Education
Law
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences/General Studies/Humanities
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Linguistics
Logistics/Materials Management
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Material Science Engineering
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Microbiology
Music
Music History/Literature/Theory
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory/Composition
Musicology/Ethnomusicology
Natural Resource Conservation
Natural Resource Management/Policy
Natural Resource/Management/Policy
Natural Resources Management/Policy
Natural Resources/Conservation
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Management/Supervision
Operations Research
Organization/Behavior Studies
Organizational Behavior Studies
Organizational Communications
Ornamental Horticulture
Painting
Park/Recreation/Leisure Studies
Parks/Recreation/Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching/Coaching
Physics
Physics Teacher Education
Physiology
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Plant/Molecular Biology
Political Science/Government
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
Portuguese Language/Literature
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Purchasing/Procurement/Acquisitions Contracts/Managements
Purchasing/Procurement/Acquisitions/Contract/Management
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language/Literature
Russian Studies
Sales/Distribution/Marketing Operations
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education/Teaching
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Slavic/Languages/Literature/Linguistics
Social Psychology
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Social/Philosophical Foundations of Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education Teaching
Special Education/Teaching
Speech Teacher Education
Speech/Rhetorical Studies
Statistics
Structural Engineering
Superintendency/Educational System Administration
Systems Engineering
Taxation
Teacher Education/Multiple Levels
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Technical Teacher Education
Theatre Literature/History/Criticism
Transportation/Highway Engineering
Urban Education Leadership
Urban Education/Leadership
Urban Forestry
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences/General
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Voice/Opera
Water Resources Engineering
Wildlife/Wildlands Science/Management
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

73%

32,281
students

Female
44%
14,297

Male
56%
17,984

Graduate

27%

12,239
students

Female
48%
5,862

Male
52%
6,377

undergraduateFull-time

96%

31,118
students

Female
45%
13,918

Male
55%
17,200

undergraduatePart-time

4%

1,163
students

Female
33%
379

Male
67%
784

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 15

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 86
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Malaysia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Gregg Perry
Assistant Director for Nonresident Recruitment
217 333-0302
gperry@illinois.edu

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