The University of Illinois is the state's best and most comprehensive public university. We are a family of three distinct campuses ? Chicago, Springfield and Urbana-Champaign ? serving the people of Illinois through a shared commitment to our missions of excellence in teaching, research, public service and economic development.
Our campuses attract the nation's most talented students with hundreds of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, many of them ranked among the best in the United States. We are also the state's largest educator. Right now nearly 70,000 students are enrolled at our campuses and thousands more take classes off campus and online.
The University of Illinois is a world leader in research and discovery. Our internationally renowned faculty win more federal research dollars than all other public Illinois universities and colleges combined, resulting in priceless new knowledge and life-changing breakthroughs in medicine, agriculture and tech (more ... )