Academics

Find Your Calling

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Take to the classroom.

The courses you take at Illinois aren’t just going to prepare you for the future—they’re going to give you the chance to explore and grow.

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Learn from the best.

Our academic reputation has brought the very finest into Illinois classrooms and labs since 1867.

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Make a discovery.

You can delve into research as soon as you want. We’re one of the world’s greatest public research universities for a reason.

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Illinois honors students

Stand out from the crowd.

From our campus honors program to college and departmental honors programs, we give you many ways to shine on campus—and tons of perks, too!

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