UIUC Facts & Rankings

Explore our facts and rankings to gain insight into who we are, what we value, and how students are harnessing their power on campus and beyond.

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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