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

Champaign, IL

$15,122

Avg in-state tuition

$32,264

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.

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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

59% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

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 1210-1470

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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52k

Students Enrolled

39%

Online Student Enrollment

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

41%

Non-U.S. Citizen

22%

Asian

16%

Hispanic

10%

Black

5%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

46%

Socio-economic diversity

25% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

31%

Institution Grant Aid

48%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,107
State Grant Aid $5,670
Institution Grant Aid $10,020
Pell Grant Aid $4,835

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), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED 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.