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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Champaign, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
52,679
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

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 43,473 prospective students applied, and 27,520 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,529 enrolled in the school.  43,274 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9,405 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $12,254 plus fees of $2,896. Illinois is ranked 104 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 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 22% 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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign overview
SAT 1200/1460
ACT 27/33
Estimated GPA 3.79
Applications Accepted
63.3% 
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$12,254
In State Costs for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,896
Room and Board $12,252
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$31,102
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,704
Out of State Costs for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,896
Room and Board $12,252
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$48,552

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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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Other Colleges to Consider

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.

Current students may use the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.