University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

4.3 out of 5 (12 ratings / 10 reviews) Urbana, Illinois, United States
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community of students, scholars, and alumni is changing the world.With our land-grant heritage as a foundation, we pioneer innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Journalism & Media (2)

About

History

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862.

Education

llinois can help make your dreams a reality. We have 16 colleges and instructional units that provide more than 150 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate and professional programs.

Research

Illinois research fuels new ideas, new companies, and even new industries. We’re among the nation’s research powerhouses – for the last six years running, we have been awarded more NSF funding than any other university. Our faculty have developed many of the technologies that enable modern electronic devices, pioneered agricultural practices that feed the world, and shaped the government policies that protect the vulnerable in our society.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
48
2021
48
2020
48
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
55 -10
2020
45 -7
2019
38
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
82
2021
82 -7
2020
75
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
60 -1
2020
59
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The University of Illinois System is made up of people who want more–we are chasing extraordinary. As innovative, diverse, globally engaged citizens and leaders. We enrich our culture and society, create prosperity, and serve the public good. New breakthroughs foster economic growth and solve society's biggest challenges. Combined, the three universities in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield bring resources, capabilities, and drive that are greater than the sum of their parts–it is altogether extraordinary.

Housing services

Square feet of recreational space between two newly expanded campus recreation and wellness centers. Includes indoor tracks, leisure pool with slide, climbing wall, basketball and racquetball courts, indoor and outdoor 50-meter pools, and much more; other recreational facilities include an ice arena, outdoor adventures center, inline skating rink, and several play fields

Library services

Area studies libraries; one of the larger engineering libraries in the country, state-of-the-art agricultural library, and world-renowned rare book and manuscript library

ICT services

Students have access to thousands of computer terminals in classrooms, residence halls, and campus libraries for use in classroom instruction, study, and research.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Buildings in the University District, 3.6 square miles (2,295 acres)
  • Total Buildings, 9.9 square miles (6,370 acres)

Sports facilities

Number of men's (10) and women's 11 NCAA teams (respectively) with 11 major facilities including Memorial Stadium (60,670 seats, State Farm Center (15,544 seats), Atkins Tennis Center, Huff Hall (4,152 seats), Illinois Field (1,500 seats for baseball), Eichelberger Field (1,500 seats for softball), Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium, and the Demirjian Golf Practice Facility.

Student Reviews

Good school overall
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Solid school with great opportunities, but a slightly toxic homework and social culture

Studying in Guatemala
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience in university was really good and one of the reasons was because of their chances to make extracurricular activities like academic travels and take courses of other universities around the world.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great courses and faculty

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