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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign United States

Ranking

# =69QS World University Rankings

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21Undergraduate programs

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96Postgraduate programs

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Founded in 1867, Illinois is among the nation’s most prominent research institutions (FY17 research expenditures of $664 million). From the development of the modern web browser, to the discovery of the Archaea, to the transistor, to revolutionary photosynthesis advances, Illinois has a long-standing history of life-changing innovations. Researchers have made foundational discoveries that change the way we understand the microbial world, developed the technology that enables modern electronic devices, pioneered agricultural practices that feed the world, and shaped government policies that protect the vulnerable in our society. The campus is home to more than 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 2,000 faculty members from more than 110 nations. With about 13,000 degrees awarded annually, with about 1,000 at the doctoral level, Illinois is among the largest providers of new graduates in the nation each year.

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Founded in 1867, Illinois is among the nation’s most prominent research institutions (FY17 research expenditures of $664 million). From the development of the modern web browser, to the discovery of the Archaea, to the transistor, to revolutionary photosynthesis advances, Illinois has a long-standing history of life-changing innovations. Researchers have made foundational discoveries that change the way we understand the microbial world, developed the technology that enables modern electronic devices, pioneered agricultural practices that feed the world, and shaped government policies that protect the vulnerable in our society. The campus is home to more than 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 2,000 faculty members from more than 110 nations. With about 13,000 degrees awarded annually, with about 1,000 at the doctoral level, Illinois is among the largest providers of new graduates in the nation each year.

Available programs

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign offers a number of undergraduate degree programs and minors, such as: 

  • Accountancy 
  • Early childhood education 
  • Innovation, leadership, and engineering entrepreneurship 
  • Study of the Islamic world 

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign offers a number of master’s degrees and PhDs, including: 

  • Agricultural and applied economics 
  • Cancer nanotechnology 
  • Communication 
  • Comparative literature
  • Creative writing 

University information

Bachelor

1270+
3+
7+
102+

Master

647+
+
3+
6+
79+
50,336
68%
32%
11,694
44%
56%
2,794
90%
10%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the top public universities in Champaign, United States. It is ranked #=69 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #56
  • 2014
    #56
  • 2015
    #63
  • 2016
    #59
  • 2017
    #66
  • 2018
    #69
  • 2019
    #71
  • 2020
    #75
  • 2021
    #82
  • 2022
    #=82
  • 2023
    #85
  • 2024
    #64
  • 2025
    #=69

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