University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the states flagship institution: a classic land-grant university, dedicated to its traditional excellence in education, research, and public engagement, and driven to innovate in each of these missions.More than 1,970 Urbana-Champaign faculty members lead more than 45,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students in a process of discovery and learning in 15 colleges and schools and more than 80 research centers and labs. Undergraduates make up three-quarters of the student population. Roughly 70 percent of the undergraduate students come from the 102 counties of Illinois, with the rest traveling to Illinois from all 50 states and more than 100 nations. All are highly qualified and choose between 150 undergraduate programs of study. The middle 50 percent of freshmen at Illinois score between 26 and 30 on the ACT, and these same students ranked between the 84th and 96th percentile in their high school graduating classes. Undergraduate students often travel around the globe through one of the top ten study abroad programs among major research institutions in the United States.Faculty members also are well connected internationally, collaborating with other top scholars from around the world and across disciplines. They are world-renowned scholars who have been recognized with such top awards as Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes, Guggenheim Fellowships, Tony Awards, MacArthur "genius" awards, and memberships in the nations elite academies of arts and sciences. Of twelve Nobel laureates who have served on the faculty, two were honored for work undertaken at this University. Illinois became only the third American public university, and the eleventh institution in the world, ever to have two Nobel Prizes (in different fields) awarded to members of its faculty in the same year. Urbana campus alumni are similarly recognized. Eleven University alumni have won Nobel Prizes.Campus resources include the worlds largest public university library, with millions of items circulated and hundreds of thousands of reference questions answered each year. Outstanding centers for performance and training in the arts include one of the nations best performing arts facilities, the Krannert Center. World-class research facilities in Urbana include the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Beckman Institute, Institute for Genomic Biology and Siebel Center for Computer Science.Of course, many people across the nation know Urbana-Champaign as the home of nine mens and 10 womens Big Ten sports teams. The campus Division of Intercollegiate Athletics is know for its integrity and its emphasis on scholarship among its athletes. Mens basketball and football are high profile sports, but Illinois also has won recent national and conference champions in such programs as gymnastics, tennis, and wrestling.

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School Details

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Public, Coed 1867 N/A Semester $1.6 billion 601 E. John Street, Champaign, IL 61820 (217) 333-1000
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63 100.0 Illinois Champaign 1114 24 11

Grade Rank

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Best Business Schools (Tie) 48 60 out of 100
Accounting () 3
Best Education Schools () 27 68 out of 100
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Educational Psychology () 8
Special Education () 9
Best Engineering Schools () 9 68 out of 100
Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical Engineering (Tie) 8
Biological / Agricultural Engineering (Tie) 5
Civil Engineering (Tie) 2
Computer Engineering () 3
Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering () 4
Environmental / Environmental Health Engineering (Tie) 3
Materials Engineering () 6
Mechanical Engineering () 7
Nuclear Engineering (Tie) 5
Best Law Schools (Tie) 37 60 out of 100
Audiology () 34
Biological Sciences () 27
Chemistry () 6
Analytical () 6
Biochemistry () 14
Inorganic () 8
Organic () 8
Physical () 7
Theoretical () 10
Clinical Psychology () 11
Computer Science () 5
Artificial Intelligence () 8
Programming Language () 11
Systems () 5
Theory () 12
Earth Sciences () 31
Economics () 29
English () 26
Fine Arts () 33
History () 23
Library and Information Studies () 1
Archives and Preservation () 8
Digital Librarianship () 1
Health Librarianship () 6
Information Systems () 6
School Library Media () 3
Services for Children and Youth () 1
Math () 19
Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics () 5
Logic () 4
Physics () 9
Atomic / Molecular / Optical () 12
Condensed Matter () 1
Nuclear () 11
Political Science () 24
Psychology () 7
Cognitive Psychology () 7
Social Work () 17
Sociology () 47
Speech-Language Pathology () 17
Statistics () 37
Veterinary Medicine () 19


Executive MBA
Part-time MBA


Curriculum and Instruction
Education Policy
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Psychology
Elementary Teacher Education
Higher Education Administration
Secondary Teacher Education
Special Education
Student Counseling and Personnel Services


Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical Engineering
Biological / Agricultural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering
Environmental / Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial / Manufacturing / Systems Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering


Clinical Training
Dispute Resolution
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Legal Writing
Tax Law
Trial Advocacy

Social Sciences

Political Science

Library & Information Studies

Library and Information Studies


Social Work
Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical Psychology
Veterinary Medicine

The Sciences

Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Earth Sciences

Fine Arts

Fine Arts


The College of Business at University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, actuarial science, consulting, e-commerce, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, human resources management, industrial management, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, public policy, real estate, sports business, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $23,996 per year (in-state); full-time: $36,008 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $22,889 per year (in-state); part-time: $34,347 per year (out-of-state); executive: $55,500 total program (in-state); and executive: $55,500 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 71.2 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
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Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 4
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Applicants (full-time)
Enrollment (full-time) 109
Gender distribution (full-time)
Required fees (full-time) $3,288 per year
Required fees (part-time) $3,288 per year
Required fees (executive degree program) $41,500 per program
Average base salary $95,295
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 71.2%
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48 Tie
2019 Quick Stats 109
Academics N/A
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enrolled (full-time) 109
enrolled (part-time) 97
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per year (full-time, in-state) $23,996
per year (full-time, out-of-state) $36,008
per year (part-time, in-state) $22,889
per year (part-time, out-of-state) $34,347
total program (executive degree, in-state) $55,500
total program (executive degree, out-of-state) $55,500


The application fee is $70 for U.S. residents and $90 for international students. The 2017 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 4.3:1. The College of Engineering at University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign has 437 full-time faculty on staff.
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Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $70
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $90
Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 437
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.3:1
Enrollment (full-time) 3,668
Gender distribution (full-time)
Tuition (master's, full-time) N/A
Tuition (master's, part-time) N/A
Tuition (doctoral, full-time) N/A
Tuition (doctoral, part-time) N/A
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2019 Quick Stats 3,668
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enrolled (full-time) 3,668
enrolled (part-time) 428
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