University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$16,210

$33,352

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
52%
500-599
20%
400-499
1%
700-800
55%
600-699
26%
500-599
17%
400-499
2%
30-36
47%
24-29
43%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,496
Declined 14,910
Total Received 39,406
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Public

33,915

undergraduate students

15,787

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 49,702
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

1,470-acre campus in Urbana-Champaign (population: 87,432), 130 miles from Chicago. Served by bus and train; air serves Savoy (four miles) and Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: University of Illinois Willard

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
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Volunteer Illini Project
  • October Lovers
  • Illini Pride Student Board
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Moms' Weekend/Dads' Weekend
  • Quad Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • safety training classes, ID cards with safety numbers

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
81%
Top 1/2
98%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
52%
500-599
20%
400-499
1%
700-800
55%
600-699
26%
500-599
17%
400-499
2%
30-36
47%
24-29
43%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 2

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,496
Declined 14,910
Total Received 39,406

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 119
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Business/Management
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Public Services, Other
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agronomy and Crop Science
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Anthropology
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Architecture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Audiology/Audiologist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Auditing
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Child Development
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Comparative Literature
Computational Mathematics
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Construction Engineering
Consumer Economics
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
East Asian Studies
Ecology
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entomology
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services, Other
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Fashion Merchandising
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Food Science
Food Science and Technology, Other
Food Technology and Processing
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forestry, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Services Administration
Hebrew Language and Literature
History Teacher Education
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Industrial and Product Design
Insurance
International Agriculture
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Latin Teacher Education
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Management and Supervision
Operations Research
Organizational Behavior Studies
Organizational Communication, General
Ornamental Horticulture
Painting
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Plant Molecular Biology
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Political Science and Government, General
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
Portuguese Language and Literature
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, Other
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Structural Engineering
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technical Teacher Education
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Urban Forestry
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Voice and Opera
Water Resources Engineering
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

49,702

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

33,915
students

Female
46%
15,530

Male
54%
18,385

32%

15,787
students

Female
46%
7,265

Male
54%
8,522

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

32,757
students

Female
47%
15,124

Male
53%
17,633

4%

1,158
students

Female
36%
406

Male
64%
752

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 93%
Student 4 year graduation rate 70%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
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

1,248

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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