UI

University of Illinois

901 W Illinois St, Urbana, United States
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  • Total Documents
    7,748
  • Class Notes
    4,826
  • Textbook Notes
    541
  • Study Guides
    2,255
  • Currently Enrolled
    3,766
  • Previously Enrolled
    3,120

Overview of University of Illinois (UI)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:32,695
    • Men:18,455 Men (56.4%)
    • Women:14,240 Women (43.6%)

Location

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Admission Information (UI)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
2
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
December 30
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
601 East John Street
City, State, Zip
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone
(217) 333-0302
Fax
(217) 244-7278
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 2
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Audition or portfolio recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 33,203 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 14,704 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 18,499 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
8,186 (40%) of 20,716 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,557 (37%) of 9,549 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,629 (41%) of 11,167 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
710-790 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
80%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
5%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
36%
• Score 600 - 700
52%
• Score 500 - 600
11%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
28 average |26-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
44%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
9%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UI)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $15,868|Out-of-state: $31,988 (50.83%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,308 (36.23%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (3.84%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,840 (9.1%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001775
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
5,654 (74.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
3,843 (68.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,571 (92.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
417 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$17,394
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,143 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,957
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,927 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,277
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 662 (18.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
794 (10.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,670

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
18,963 (59.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
14,706 (77.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
13,983 (95.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,458 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$16,728
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,181 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,580
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11,196 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,096
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,534 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3,759 (11.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,392

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,550
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UI)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 11% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 9% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


93.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


68.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


82.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


84.0%

Programs & Majors (UI)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (219)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Public Services, Other
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agricultural and Extension Education Services
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal Sciences, Other
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Auditing
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Construction Engineering
  • Consumer Economics
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entomology
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services, Other
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Food Science
  • Food Science and Technology, Other
  • Food Technology and Processing
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Administration
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Insurance
  • International Agriculture
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Teacher Education
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Operations Research
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Painting
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Physiology, General
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Structural Engineering
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Urban Forestry
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
  • Voice and Opera
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, accounting

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Arts, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Science

Master's Programs of Study (143)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • African Studies
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Consumer Economics
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education of Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • Italian
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Leisure Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Management of Technology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Informatics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Pathobiology
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Religion
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Western European Studies
  • Writing
  • Zoology

Campus Life (UI)

Location & Geography

Population


83,424

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


1,783 acres

Weather


Temperature
15.9 average low in January, 83.9 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Champaign
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Champaign

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


50% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


50%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, volunteer illini project, october lovers, illini pride student board, national society of collegiate scholars, phi eta sigma freshman honor society

Sororities


21% of women participate

Fraternities


21% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


31,516

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
32,695
Women
14,240
Men
18,455

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 17.8% Asian
  • 6.4% Black/African-American
  • 9.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 62.1% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


15.4% from 119 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


12,247

Student Resources (UI)

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