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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 32,695
   Women 14,240 (43.6%)
   Men 18,455 (56.4%)
Graduate Students 12,247
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 62% of 33,203 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 2
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 730 average
700-780 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 615 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance In-state: $31,046
Out-of-state: $46,668
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $15,698
Out-of-state: $31,320
  Room and Board $11,308
Average Percent of Need Met 67%
Average Freshman Award $16,886
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 1,970
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% 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
Champaign Population 83,424
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 50% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Sororities 21% of women participate
Fraternities 21% of men participate
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
First-Year Students Returning 93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 68.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 35%