UIUC Facts & Rankings

Illini on the Quad

Campus Profile

  • 33,850 undergraduate and 16,300 graduate students
  • 50 U.S. states and 113 countries represented on campus
  • #1 most students of color among top-ranked Midwest universities (NCES)
  • #2 in diversity among top-ranked Midwest universities (NCES)
  • 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
  • 400 study abroad programs in 65 countries
  • 1,800+ student clubs and organizations
  • 51 fraternities and 38 sororities, 32 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)
  • #15 public university in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #47 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)
  • A top 25 U.S. university for your money (Money)
Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert, Pulitzer Prize in Criticism

Awards & Accolades

  • 26 Pulitzer Prize winners among faculty and alumni
  • 23 Nobel Prize winners among faculty and alumni
  • 20 faculty Guggenheim Fellows in the last 10 years

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