32,695
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,728
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
62
62%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a University institution located in Champaign, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 901 West Illinois
Urbana, IL  61801
United States
Contact Stacey Kostell
Director of Admissions
Email: ugradadmissions@uiuc.edu
Phone: 217-333-0302
Fax: 217-244-4614

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural And Extension Education Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management Checkmark
Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agricultural Mechanization Checkmark
Agricultural Public Services Related Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Animal Sciences Related Checkmark
Animal/livestock Husbandry And Production Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations Checkmark
Farm And Ranch Management Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Food Science And Technology Related Checkmark
Food Technology And Processing Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
International Agriculture Checkmark
Ornamental Horticulture Checkmark
Plant Protection And Integrated Pest Management Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Architecture Related Checkmark
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Area Studies Related Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Related Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Entomology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Plant Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Auditing Checkmark
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Financial Planning And Services Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing Research Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions And Contracts Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication And Journalism Related Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Organizational Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
Computer Programming Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Business Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Latin Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education Checkmark
Special Education&-early Childhood Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Ceramic Sciences And Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Mechanics Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
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Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
Polymer/plastics Engineering Checkmark
Structural Engineering Checkmark
Water Resources Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Business Services Related Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Slavic Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Public Health Related Checkmark
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Humanities Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities Related Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational Mathematics Checkmark
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Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Forest Sciences And Biology Checkmark
Forestry Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Related Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Related Checkmark
Urban Forestry Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Restaurant, Culinary, And Catering Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Economics Related Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Crafts, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,203
Applied
20,716
Accepted
32,695
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

14,704
Females Applied
9,549
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

18,499
Males Applied
11,167
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition or portfolio

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 2nd February 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st April 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 28 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,036
In-state
28,156
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,832
Full-time student fees
11,308
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,728
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,394
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,566
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,657
Avg. Loan Aid
5,392
Avg. Grant Aid
14,580
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

32,695
Total undergrad students
15%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.13%
Black or African American 5.45%
White or Caucasian 52.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 15.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.5%
Other 0.72%

Gender

Male (56.45%)
Female (43.55%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 50%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Moms' Weekend/Dads' Weekend and Quad Day

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Volunteer Illini Project, October Lovers, Illini Pride Student Board, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
safety training classes, ID cards with safety numbers

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Male - 1,270
Female - 489