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#23 Best Public Universities in America

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Champaign, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
49,702
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign overview
Location Champaign, Illinois
Online illinois.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Champaign, Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 43,509 prospective students applied, and 25,684 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,665 enrolled in the school.  43,313 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,389 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $12,036 plus fees of $3,086. Illinois is ranked 115 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Illinois is rated within the top 23% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign overview
SAT 1210/1470
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.79
Applications Accepted
59% 
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$12,036
In State Costs for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,086
Room and Board $11,480
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$30,302
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,178
Out of State Costs for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,086
Room and Board $11,480
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$47,444

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 16%
Business 13%
Social Sciences 10%
Communication 8%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145637 IPEDS survey data for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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