University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL 61820-5711

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 46,951
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 16,820 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

60%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 38,093 applications and 22,881 students were granted admission. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 85% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 21% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1285 to 1480
ACT26 to 32

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$70
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $27,658 and in-state students paid $12,036.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,683
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$12,036
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$27,658
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,662 (which is 5.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016-2017, was 2,910, which is 39% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,221 (which is 1.5% below the national average.)

$4,662
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,221
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
63%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has enrolled a total of 46,951 students (42,453 students full-time and 4,498 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 46,951 students, 1,380 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 54% men and 46% women and 33,932 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 13,019 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,171 students for distance studies.

46,951
Total Enrollment
1,380
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 45%

Non-resident alien: 23%

Asian: 15%

Hispanic: 9%

Black/African American: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 30% 5,802 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 1,314 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 7% 1,269
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 1,132 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 4% 681 0
Architecture And Related Services 4% 680
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 632
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 532
Library Science 2% 476 2
Social Sciences 2% 437

Graduation & Dropout Rates

85%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
13%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$44,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,200. Last year, out of the total 6,167 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,797 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,181 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,678 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $44,200 $57,600
Employment Rate 94% 93%
Total Graduates 6,167 7,181

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Illinois State University
48.6 mile away
Indiana State University
62.1 mile away