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Essential Illinois Facts

Consider this an introduction to Illinois—basic facts and stats we think you should know.

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Illinois by the Numbers

  • 32,294 undergraduate and 11,104 graduate and professional students
  • 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 66.5% of classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 93% of freshmen return as sophomores
  • Students from all 50 states and 115+ countries
  • 55% men, 45% women
  • 29% of undergraduate students are African American, Asian American, Latina/o, Multiracial, Pacific Islander, or Native American

Academics

  • 150+ programs of study
  • 4,000+ unique courses offered each year
  • 400+ study abroad programs in 60+ countries
  • 40% undergraduate participation in research
  • 22 Nobel Prize and 20 Pulitzer Prize winners among faculty and alumni
  • One of the top 5 schools with the most Fulbright students
  • 11 campus and national awards for advising

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