University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Champaign, IL

$14,317

Avg in-state tuition

$33,824

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

A public university in Champaign, Illinois, U of I enrolls about 51,000 students annually. The school has an acceptance rate of 59% and a graduation rate of 85%. U of I features over 150 undergraduate and 100 graduate fields of study, including more than 75 online programs. A research leader, U of I boasts one of the nation's largest public university library collections and more than 110 research centers and institutes. The school also hosts a multipurpose theater, a 70,000-seat stadium, and one of the largest college recreational facilities in the country.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

63% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Not required or recommended

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1200-1460

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 27-33

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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53k

Students Enrolled

96%

Online Student Enrollment

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

41%

Non-U.S. Citizen

19%

Asian

16%

Hispanic

11%

Black

6%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

46%

Socio-economic diversity

28% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $14,317 $33,824
Graduate $15,016 $27,187

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $12,252
On-campus other expenses $2,500
Off-campus (not with family) room and board Currently unavailable
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses Currently unavailable
Off-campus (with family) other expenses Currently unavailable

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $30,269 $49,776
Off-campus without family $15,517 $35,024
Off-campus with family $15,517 $35,024

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

35%

Institution Grant Aid

53%

Pell Grant

28%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,759
State Grant Aid $6,002
Institution Grant Aid $9,822
Pell Grant Aid $4,885

Financial Outlook

$52k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.