University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ,,USA

  • Champaign,USA

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a public research university situated in the twin cities of Urbana and Champaign in Illinois, US. Founded in 1867, this university is a part of the Association of American Universities and is classified as an R1 Doctoral Research University under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which denotes the highest research activity. Ever since its inception, the university has made several accomplishments such as the invention of the first practical light-emitting diode, the invention of the third branch in the 'tree of life', creation of the first browser for World Wide Web and contribution to the discovery of the magnetic resonance imaging.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the third largest university library in the United States and one of the largest public libraries in the world. It has 13 million volumes in its 37 unit libraries. Annually, 53 million people visit the library's online catalog. The university comprises of 15 colleges and instructional units - College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences, Gies College of Business, College of Education, Grainger College of Engineering, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Graduate College, School of Labor and Employment Relations, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Information Sciences, College of Media, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, School of Social Work, and College of Veterinary Medicine.

All in all, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers over 150 undergraduate and 100 graduate and professional programs in over 15 academic units. In terms of research, the university is seen as a world-leading research center for fields such as engineering and scienc

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the third largest university library in the United States and one of the largest public libraries in the world. It has 13 million volumes in its 37 unit libraries. Annually, 53 million people visit the library's online catalog. The university comprises of 15 colleges and instructional units - College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences, Gies College of Business, College of Education, Grainger College of Engineering, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Graduate College, School of Labor and Employment Relations, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Information Sciences, College of Media, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, School of Social Work, and College of Veterinary Medicine.

All in all, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers over 150 undergraduate and 100 graduate and professional programs in over 15 academic units. In terms of research, the university is seen as a world-leading research center for fields such as engineering and sciences. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is spread over an area of 6,370 acres. It has 4 theatres, and 11 indoor and outdoor sports facilities including a soccer stadium, tennis center, and golf facility. The campus of this university has been rated as one of the most 'disability friendly' U.S. campuses.

Talking about alumni, the university has 29 alumni as well as faculty members, who have won a Pulitzer Prize. Out of the alumni, faculty, and researchers, there are 11 Nobel laureates, and another 18 have won Pulitzer Prizes. Joe Bardeen, who was a part of the university's faculty, is the only person to have received two Nobel prizes in physics.

Year of establishment1867
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Also Known AsUIUC
Total International Students11084
Size of Campus in acres6370
Male/Female Ratio0.83
UG/PG Course Ratio0.99
Faculty/Student Ratio18
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 3 billion
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense14856 USD
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UIUC Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(58 Courses)(11 months-3 years)USD 22.14 K - 40 K
MIM(12 Courses)(9-42 months)USD 28.46 K - 53.98 K
B.E. / B.Tech(38 Courses)(4-5 years)USD 32.2 K - 41.11 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)USD 37.32 K
BBA(22 Courses)(4-5 years)USD 30.59 K - 40.15 K
B.Sc.(34 Courses)(4-5 years)USD 29.48 K - 40.15 K
M.Arch(11 Courses)(1 year-3 years)USD 29.61 K
MEng(7 Courses)(12-24 months)USD 36.15 K - 38.15 K
M.A.(32 Courses)(1 year-3 years)USD 28.46 K - 29.61 K
MFA(9 Courses)(18 months-3 years)USD 28.46 K - 29.61 K

UIUC Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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UIUC Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(58 Courses)

: 79.0-104.0

: 7.0-7.5

: Accepted

MIM(12 Courses)

: 79.0-103.0

: 7.0-7.5

: Accepted

B.E. / B.Tech(38 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: Accepted

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 7.0 & Above

BBA(22 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: Accepted

B.Sc.(34 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: Accepted

M.Arch(11 Courses)

: 96.0-103.0

MEng(7 Courses)

: 102.0-103.0

: Accepted

: 7.0 & Above

M.A.(32 Courses)

: 79.0-105.0

MFA(9 Courses)

: 103.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • University Housing's residence halls are home to first-year, transfer, upper-division, and graduate students
  • University Housing's apartment communities are open to undergraduates who are sophomores and above, graduate students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and their families
  • Rooms will be fully furnished and wired for cable TV and high-speed Internet. Everything else student will need is in their hall or nearby in the neighbourhood, including:
    • Computer lab and wireless access
    • Residence Hall Library 
    • Study areas
    • Laundry facilities 
    • Fitness centre 
    • Dining services
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Sherman Hall= 8998 (12 month) & Meal Plan=6016
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The average rent is 550 to 750 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The student apartment features private bed and bathrooms, study desks in each room, Washer & Dryer, fully-equipped kitchens and On-site maintenance facility
  • Monthly rent includes basic utilities such as Water, Garbage, Sanitary, Cable & Internet 

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Studying USA Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 22.9 L
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BE/Btech INR 26 L
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BSc INR 25.8 L
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BBA INR 23.6 L
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MA INR 23.4 L
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MIM INR 26.9 L
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MBA INR 28.9 L
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MFA INR 27 L
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MArch INR 29.7 L
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MEM INR 21.6 L
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BHM INR 22.9 L
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MASc INR 21.9 L
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MDes INR 33.2 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1131 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 294
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1053
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ACT: 44
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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) FAQs

Q. Where does UIUC rank globally?

A. US News & World Report - Global Universities ranks UIUC at #72 for the year 2022 and THE ranks UIUC at #48 globally for the year 2022. Get more details at: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Rankings

Q. How can international applicants apply for admission at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign?

A. First-year applicants can choose to apply to UIUC in one of three ways: myIllini, Coalition, or Common App. We don't give preference based on your application type. Only one first-year application is permitted per applicant, and the first submitted application is considered official.

Q. What are the admission deadlines for applying at UIUC?

A. Applications at UIUC open up on September 1 and the deadline for applying for priority admission is November 1. There is also regular admission deadline at UIUC, which is January 5.

Q. Is UIUC test optional?

A. Yes, ACT or SAT scores are optional for all first-year applicants, including international students applying for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign admissions.

Q. Are international students eligible to apply for a fee waiver while applying at UIUC?

A. International students are not eligible for fee waivers while applying for admission at the University of Illionois at Urbana Champaign.

Q. Which ELP test scores are required for admission to UIUC?

A. UIUC requires English language proficiency test scores of the following for admission:

Q. What GPA is required for admission to UIUC?

A. UIUC requires a GPA of 3.78, and to be above average in high school class. Applicants need a mix of A's and B's, with a majority of A grades. If the applicant took some AP or IB classes, this will help boost their weighted GPA and show their ability to take college classes.

Q. How much is the cost of attendance for international students at UIUC?

A. The cost of attendance for international students at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign:
  • Tuition & Fees: USD 36,018 - USD 45,774
  • Room & Board: USD 12,720
  • Books & Supplies: USD 1,200
  • Other Expenses: USD 2,840
  • Total: USD 52,778 - USD 62,534

Q. What are the residency options for freshmen at UIUC?

A. Freshmen at UIUC can be accommodated in any one of the 24 residential halls located in areas of - North, South, Ikenberry Commons North, Ikenberry Commons South.

Q. Are three year graduate degrees acceptable for UIUC graduate admissions?

A. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is a three-year program may not be eligible for graduate level admissions consideration at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champiagn.

Q. Is there a scope for admitting waitlist students at UIUC?

A. Yes, there is scope for getting admission at UIUC despite being in the waitlist. Applications will be assessed as and when the seats open up.
Location
University CityChampaign, Illinois, USA
Size of citySmall
Population of City86,637
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Champaign,_Illinois

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610 East John Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820

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