Culture

Your world’s
about to expand.

decorative color bars...enjoy!

We’re one of the most diverse public universities in the Big Ten, and it shows. At Illinois, you’re going to make friends from all over the globe.

80+ countries represented on campus

Add a little culture to your life.

Open to all students, our cultural houses and centers help you celebrate your own heritage and give you a better appreciation for other ways of life. Enjoy a tea ceremony at the Japan House or celebrate Día de los Muertos with La Casa!

18% of undergrads come from historically underrepresented groups

We’re always at your service.

No one should feel out of place on our campus. We make it a priority to encourage an educated and welcoming community, so if you’re looking for resources or support, we’re here for you.

50 U.S. states represented on campus