Illinois Facts & Rankings

Illini on the Quad

Campus Profile

  • 33,700 undergraduate and 14,700 graduate students
  • 50 U.S. states and 116 countries represented on campus
  • 19% of undergraduates from historically underrepresented groups
  • 46% women and 54% men
  • 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 150+ majors in 11 academic communities
  • 7,000+ courses offered
  • 68% of undergrads participating in research
  • 380+ study abroad programs in 60+ countries
  • 1,800+ student clubs and organizations
  • 54 fraternities and 35 sororities, 28 of which are culturally based
  • 19 Big Ten, Division I sports
  • 40+ club teams and 30+ intramural sports
Convocation at Memorial Stadium
Convocation at Memorial Stadium

Rankings

  • #1 return on investment in the Big Ten (PayScale)
  • #14 public university in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #48 university in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #6 Engineering program in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #19 Business program in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #20 best value in U.S. higher education (Money)
Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert, Pulitzer Prize in Criticism

Awards & Accolades

  • 23 Nobel Prize winners among faculty and alumni
  • 26 Pulitzer Prize winners among faculty and alumni
  • 15 faculty Guggenheim Fellows in the last 6 years
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