University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

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University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign


Graduates

  • 73% have a job after 6 months
  • 83% have a job after 1 year
  • 89% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$8,716 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$22,802 / year

Room and Board

$7,716

Application deadline

January 2

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Academic Outreach Library, Africana, Afro-Americana, Funk Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies, Advanced Information Technologies Laboratory, Applied Life Studies, Architecture & Art, Archives Research Center, Asian, Biology, Center for Children's Books, Chemistry, City Planning/Landscape Architecture, Classics, Commerce, Communications, Education & Social Sciences, Engineering, English, Fire Service Institute, Geological Survey Library, Geology, Government Documents, Health Sciences, History & Philosophy, Illinois Historical Survey, Illinois Newspaper Project, Illinois Researcher Information Service, Kolp-Proust Archive for Research, Labor & Industrial Relations, Latin American & Caribbean Library, Law, Library & Information Science, Lincoln Room, Main Library, Map & Geography, Mathematics, Modern Languages & Linguistics, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, Music, Natural History Survey Library, Newspaper, Physics/Astronomy, Psychology, Rare Book Room & Special Collections, Reading Rooms, Resource Centers & Residence Halls, Reference, Slavic & East European, Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, Undergraduate, University Archives, University High School, Veterinary Medicine, Waste Management & Research Center Library, Water Survey Library, Women & Gender Resources Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 10,015,321 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 89,444 current serial subscriptions.
  • 9,201,301 microforms.
  • 169,894 Audio/Visual items.
  • 8,430 e-books.

Museums & Art

Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology (cultivates leading-edge, interdisciplinary research of the highest quality. Research at the Institute is focused around three scientific and technologically relevant research initiatives: Biological Intelligence; Human-Computer Intelligent Interaction; and Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures), National Center for Supercomputing Applications (develops, deploys, and supports cyberinfrastructure), Siebel Computer Science Center, William R. & Clarice V. Spurlock Museum (46,000 world history and cultural artifacts), Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (The Department of Theatre is virtually unique among American universities in the quality and scope of its instructional resources, its technologically advanced production facilities, and the professional expertise of its faculty, resident production staff, and visiting artists. Most classes, rehearsals, workshops, and productions are housed in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, one of the finest and most active theatre complexes in the nation. Krannert Center attracts dozens of internationally renowned artists each year, and Department of Theatre students regularly work with them on productions and workshops.), Krannert Art Museum (8,000 works of Art), John Phillip Sousa Museum (74% of existing Sousa materials), Rare Book Room & Special Collections (The Rare Book & Manuscript Library has grown to over 300,000 books and over 7,130 linear feet of manuscripts. Particular strengths lie in early printing and the Elizabethan and Stuart periods in England, with works by Shakespeare, various important editions of the Bible, and renaissance school books standing out as distinctive and deep collections. The Library is renowned for its outstanding collections of incunabula and emblem books. Also noteworthy are the collections in the history of science and technology, Mark Twain and his age, the history of economics, and natural history. Also housed here are papers of such notable figures as Benjamin Disraeli, Anthony Trollope, William Allingham, Marcel Proust, John Richardson, Carl Sandburg, H.G. Wells, William Maxwell, Shana Alexander, and W.S. Merwin), Allerton Park & Conference Center (Robert Henry Allerton donated his private estate,"The Farms" to the University of Illinois in 1946. The property which is located just outside of Monticello, Illinois consists of 1,500 acres of formal gardens, nature areas, and his manor house. In keeping with Robert Allerton's original concept, the estate is used as a conservation area devoted to education, research, and recreation. Today, more than 100,000 people - including researchers, teachers, and students as well as the general public - visit the park or attend conferences at the Conference Center each year.), Japan House and Arboretum (offer a serene and peaceful atmosphere where students and all other visitors savor the serenity in the midst of their busy lives).

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 4,500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 260 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,514 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 4,500 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 17,466 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 9,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 52% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 53% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 40% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 109 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 33% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: New students are welcomed to campus with a Convocation ceremony, picnic, and carnival; Illinois' homecoming tradition is one of the oldest and best in the nation; The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts hosts world renowned performers in music, dance and theater; the Assembly Hall features rock concerts, Broadway shows, Big Ten basketball, and more; new and exciting musicians test their talents at venues through out the campus community; and each year, the campus welcomes some of the brightest minds and entertaining groups in the nation and world to share ideas with the student body. In the past year or two, the University has hosted guests such as Spike Lee, Bill Gates, Ice Tea, Jesse Ventura, Morgan Spurlock, Barack Obama, Patch Adams, Anderson Cooper, and David Copperfield to name just a few.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 999 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Honor Society, Beta Alpha Psi Professional Business Society, Gargoyle Honor Society, Mortar Board, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Society, Phi Scholars of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Tau Sigma National Honor Society, Alpha Chi Sigma, Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Society, Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, Alpha Omicron Alpha, Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Society, Alpha Sigma Nu, Alpha Tau Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society, Gamma Epsilon, Keramos, Ma-Wan-Da Senior Honorary, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Honorary Fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Honorary Fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Sigma Tau National Philosophy Honors Society, Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist Christian Fellowship, All Souls Presbyterian Church Campus Ministry, Alpha and Omega Campus Outreach Bible Study, Alpha Nu Omega, Inc. , Apostolic, Christian Youth Group, Baha'i Association at the University of Illinois, Baptist Student Foundation Campus Ministry, Brothers And Sisters In Christ, Campus Advance, Campus Crusade For Christ, Chabad Jewish Student Association, Champaign Chinese Christ Disciple Fellowship, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Campus Fellowship, Christian Law Student Association, Christians on Campus, Christian Veterinary Mission Fellowship, Cornerstone, Covenant Fellowship, Crossway, Crusaders Student Organization, Dance for Christ, Elogeme Adolphi and Megiste Arete Christian Organizations, Evangelical Christian Union, Excel Campus Ministry, Faith Christian Peer Ministry, Fellowship of Catholic University Students, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Free Life, God Answers Prayer (GAP) , GodSearch, UIUC Group, Graduate Bible Study, Graduate InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Greek InterVarsity , He Reigns, Hillel Leadership Council, Illini, Chinese Christian Fellowship, Illini for Christ, Illini Life Student Fellowship, Indian Christian Fellowship, International House Of Prayer - Champaign Urbana, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship - Champaign Chapter, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship-Urbana Chapter, Investigative Bible Study, Jain Students Association, Jericho Angels, Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA) , J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Koinonia Christian Cooperative, Korean Buddhist Student Association, Korean Catholic Students Association, Korean Jesus-love Ministry, Latter Day Saint Student Association, LIFE on campus, Lutheran Student Movement, Marching Illini Bible Study, Muslim Students Association, Navigators, The, Network Catholic Fellowship, Newman Foundation Koinonia Retreat Program, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Sikh Student Association, Society of Katherine and Albert, Stratford Christian Cooperative House, Students For Christ, Students Who Oppose Religious Dogma, Twin City Bible Campus Fellowship, Unitarian Universalist Young Adult Group at Urbana-Champaign, United Church of Christ Campus Ministry at, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana Theological Seminary Student Committee, Wesley Foundation Student Fellowship, Young Life, Youth for Christ - Illini Area
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AIESEC Illinois, Bangladeshi Students Association, Chinese Entrepreneur and Professional Club, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Club Canada, Cosmopolitan Club at the University of Illinois, Emergency UIUC, Fellowship of the Nations, Foreign Language Club, Global Partners, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Chinese Group, Indian Graduate Students Association, Intercultural Friendship Foundation, International Actuarial Science Club, International Business Society, International Fellowship Group, International Illini, International Veterinary Students' Association, Korean Students Association, Link Community Development, Model United Nations, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Singapore Students Association, Student Millennium Campaign, African Cultural Association, African Students Organization, Arab Student Association, Armenian Association (ArmA), Asian American Association, Asian American Law Students Association, Asian Pacific American Coalition, Balkan Student Organization, Bengali Student Association, Black Chorus at the University of Illinois, Black Congratulatory Committee, Boxes and Walls, Burmese Community at UIUC, Capoeira Club at UIUC, Central and South, American Student Association, Central Black Student Union, Changing Women, Chinese Heritage Association, Chinese Undergraduate Student Association, Colombian Student Association, Comunidad Argentina en Urbana-Champaign, Conscious Youths of America, Dance 2XS Caliente, Ecuadorian Students Association, Egyptian Student Association in North America, El Informador de Champaign-Urbana, Ethiopian Students Association-UIUC, Falun Dafa Practice Group , Griot, Hawaii Club, Hellenic Student Association, Hindu Students Council, Hong Kong Student Association, Illini Folk Dance Society, Illini Japanese Association, Indian Dance Club, Indian Student Association, Indonesian Students Club, Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association, Israeli Dancing Club, Italian Club, Japanese Animation Club, Japan Intercultural Network, Korean American Student Association, Korean Visiting Scholars Association, La Colectiva, Latino-a Law Students Association, Lebanese Cultural Club, Liberty in North Korea, Luso-Brazilian Association, Malaysian Students Association (MASA) , Manga Manga! Club, MBA Latino Association of Business Students, Mexican Student Association, MIXED, Muslim Law Students Association, Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) , NIA, Orgullo de LatinoAmerica, Oriental Culture Club, Pakistani Students Association, Persian Cultural Association, Philippine Student Association, Polish Club Zagloba, PRIDE, Puerto Rican Student Association, Ragam Talam Pallavi, Red Roots, Ritmo Y Sabor Latino (Latin Rhythm and Flavor) , Romanian Student Club, RSO Tester, Russian Club, Russian Society, Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth, Society of Celtic Cultures, Society of Signers, Soul Starr Select, South African Illini, Taiwanese American Students Club, Taiwan Intercultural Association, Thai Students Association, Together Encouraging the Appreciation of Multiculturalism (TEAM) , Uzbek Club, Venezuelan Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, Vietnamese Student Community, WBML Radio, Women of Color
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) There are more than 1000 registered student organizations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. These student organizations include groups of particular interest for students including academic related organizations, pre-professional organizations and personal interest organizations. For a complete alphabetical listing for these organization, log on to <>.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Daily Illini (Monday - Friday when classes are in session)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago, IL (150), Champaign/Urbana, IL (5)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Champaign, IL (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Champaign, IL (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 24% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,007
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 58 fraternities
  • 45 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 33 sororities
  • 19 sorority houses
  • 22% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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