Tuition & Fees

$16,004

$32,574

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
36%
600-699
52%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
700-800
80%
600-699
14%
500-599
5%
400-499
1%
700-800
24%
600-699
53%
500-599
20%
400-499
3%
30-36
47%
24-29
37%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
44%
24-29
42%
18-23
12%
12-17
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
43%
18-23
13%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,940
Declined + 14,978
Total Received 38,918
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Public

33,955

undergraduate students

14,261

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
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Codes

SAT 1836
ACT 1154

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Location

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 48,216
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  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)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Champaign, IL

1,470-acre campus in Urbana-Champaign (population: 86,637), 130 miles from Chicago. Served by bus and train; air serves Savoy (four miles) and Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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

 
54 fraternities 21% of male students
 
35 sororities 27% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
55%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
36%
600-699
52%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
700-800
80%
600-699
14%
500-599
5%
400-499
1%
700-800
24%
600-699
53%
500-599
20%
400-499
3%
30-36
47%
24-29
37%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
44%
24-29
42%
18-23
12%
12-17
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
43%
18-23
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($75 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,940
Declined + 14,978
Total Received 38,918

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Keith Marshall
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 217 333-0302
F: 217 244-4614
admissions@illinois.edu

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,728

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $16,004
Room & board $11,308
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $28,512
Average Financial Aid - $16,728
Total with Avg. Aid $11,784
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 217 333-0100
F: 217 265-5516
finaid@illinois.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Daniel Mann
Director of Financial Aid
danmann@illinois.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Climbing, Cricket, Dance, Fencing, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Hockey, In-Line Skating, Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wake Boarding, Water Polo, Water Skiing, Weight Lifting

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Climbing, Cricket, Dance, Fencing, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Hockey, Ice Skating, In-Line Skating, Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Ultimate Frisbee, Underwater Hockey, Volleyball, Wake Boarding, Water Polo, Water Skiing, Weight Lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Ballroom Dancing, Basketball, Broomball, Flag Football, Golf, Hockey, Miniature Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Josh Whitman (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African American Studies
African Studies
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Leadership/Sciences Education
Agricultural Production
Agricultural/Applied Economics
Agricultural/Biological Engineering
Agricultural/Consumer Economics
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art Crafts
Art Education
Art History
Art/Design
Asian American Studies
Astronomy
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biology Teaching
Biophysics/Quantitative Biology
Bioprocessing/Bioenergy
Business Administration
Cell/Developmental Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Civil Engineering
Classical Philology
Classics
Communication
Communications/Media
Community Health
Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Comparative Literature
Comparative/World Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Anthropology
Computer Science/Astronomy
Computer Science/Chemistry
Computer Science/Linguistics
Creative Writing
Crop Sciences
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Teaching
Earth/Society/Environmental Sustainability
East Asian Languages/Cultures
East Asian Studies
Ecology/Evolution/Conservation Biology
Economics
Education Policy/Organization/Leadership
Education/Policy/Organization/Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
English
Entomology
Environmental Engineering in Civil Engineering
European Union Studies
Finance
Financial Engineering
Food Science/Human Nutrition
Food Science/Human Nutrition
Foreign Language Teaching
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Geography
Geography/Geographic Information Science
Geology
German
Germanic Studies
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Communication
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Informatics
Information Management
Information Sciences
Information Systems
Innovation/Leadership/Engineering Entrepreneurship
Integrative Biology
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor/Employment Relations
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Latina/Latino Studies
Law
Learning/Education Studies
Linguistics
Management
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Media/Cinema Studies
Microbiology
Middle Grades Education
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Molecular/Integrative Physiology
Music
Music Education
Musicology
Natural Resources/Environmental Sciences
Neuroscience
New Media
Nuclear/Plasma/Radiological Engineering
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Management
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Plant Biology
Plant Biotechnology
Political Science
Portuguese
Psychology
Public Health
Recreation/Sport/Tourism
Regional Science
Rehabilitation
Religion
Russian/East European Studies
Russian/East European/Eurasian Studies
Sculpture
Secondary Education
Slavic Languages/Literatures
Slavic Studies
Social Studies Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
South Asian/Middle Eastern Studies
Spanish
Spanish Linguistics
Spanish Literatures Cultures
Special Education
Speech/Hearing Science
Statistics
Statistics/Computer Science
Strategic Brand Communication
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Urban Management
Systems Engineering/Design
Systems/Entrepreneurial Engineering
Systems/Entrepreneurial Engineering
Taxation
Teaching of Biological Sciences
Teaching of Latin
Teaching of Physics
Technical Systems Management
Technology Management
Theatre
Theoretical/Applied Mechanics
Urban Planning
Urban/Regional Planning
Veterinary Medical Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

48,216

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

33,955
students

Female
45%
15,377

Male
55%
18,578

30%

14,261
students

Female
47%
6,686

Male
53%
7,575

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

32,613
students

Female
46%
14,895

Male
54%
17,718

4%

1,342
students

Female
36%
482

Male
64%
860

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

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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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 83
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

Martin McFarlane
Director, International Programs & Studies
217 333-1303
mmcfarln@illinois.edu

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