University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign is a public institution established in 1867. With the campus size of 1,783 acres, the university gets 33,932 enrollment of undergraduate students out of the total enrollment of 46,951 students. The university is part of the 20 NCAA Division I varsity sports and Big Ten Conference. The University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign provides curricula, disability access to all university services and facilities. The median starting salaries for alumni of the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign is $57,300.
Location and facility
The University of Illinois is only a few hours from Chicago located in the twin cities of Urbana and Champaign in east-central Illinois. Apart from education, the university has the Illini Union for campus community, Illini Union Hotel, Illini Union Bookstore, Illini Union Tech Zone. The university provides all essential and operational tools for advanced research activities.The university offers security services, nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health and day care facility to a number of students.
The university comprises of a number of schools and colleges:
- School of Library
- School of Information Science
- College of Engineering
- Department of Psychology
- College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Law
Major Courses Available in the University:
- Agriculture Sciences
- Architecture Services
- Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Business, Management, and Marketing
- Communication and Journalism Programs
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Engineering Education
- Engineering Technologies
The University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign offers full-time financial need-based scholarships and average need-based scholarship grants to 43 percent of undergraduate students which costs around $14,493. Every year around 60 percent students apply for the need-based scholarship and almost 50 percent students receive need-based financial aid scholarship and self-help aid.
The overall ranking of the Universty of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign
- Ranked #52 in National Universities
- Ranked #105 in Best Value Schools
- Ranked #62 in High School Counselor Rankings
- Ranked #14 in Top Public Schools
- Ranked #6 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
The faculty at the university helps you in exploring potential career matches after identification and self-assessment activities such as interests, skills and key values. The university provides the vast range of career opportunities to students in all disciplines. In order to prepare for the ever-changing business environment, the university has expert faculty who develops proactiveness, creativity, answerability, and resourcefulness for the growth of your future career. Students can develop a number of skills such as communication, administration and management, training and human resource skills, consulting, entrepreneurship, sales and marketing and a lot more.
Mission & Vision
The mission of the university is to transform lives of students by providing higher education and creating knowledge to work on large scale projects with excellence.
The University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign is running on the values of quality, safety, and service.