University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community of students, scholars, and alumni is changing the world.With our land-grant heritage as a foundation, we pioneer innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience.

Top reasons to study here

  • Academic resources on campus are among the finest in the world.
  • The University Library is one of the largest public university collections in the world with 13 million volumes in its 37 unit libraries.
  • Annually, 53,000,000 people visit its online catalog. Students have access to thousands of computer terminals in classrooms and campus libraries.

Distance Learning Courses

Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862.

Education

llinois can help make your dreams a reality. We have 16 colleges and instructional units that provide more than 150 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate and professional programs.

Research

Illinois research fuels new ideas, new companies, and even new industries. We’re among the nation’s research powerhouses – for the last six years running, we have been awarded more NSF funding than any other university. Our faculty have developed many of the technologies that enable modern electronic devices, pioneered agricultural practices that feed the world, and shaped the government policies that protect the vulnerable in our society.

Services

Student services

The University of Illinois System is made up of people who want more–we are chasing extraordinary. As innovative, diverse, globally engaged citizens and leaders. We enrich our culture and society, create prosperity, and serve the public good. New breakthroughs foster economic growth and solve society's biggest challenges. Combined, the three universities in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield bring resources, capabilities, and drive that are greater than the sum of their parts–it is altogether extraordinary.

Housing services

Square feet of recreational space between two newly expanded campus recreation and wellness centers. Includes indoor tracks, leisure pool with slide, climbing wall, basketball and racquetball courts, indoor and outdoor 50-meter pools, and much more; other recreational facilities include an ice arena, outdoor adventures center, inline skating rink, and several play fields

Library services

Area studies libraries; one of the larger engineering libraries in the country, state-of-the-art agricultural library, and world-renowned rare book and manuscript library

ICT services

Students have access to thousands of computer terminals in classrooms, residence halls, and campus libraries for use in classroom instruction, study, and research.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Buildings in the University District, 3.6 square miles (2,295 acres)
  • Total Buildings, 9.9 square miles (6,370 acres)

Sports facilities

Number of men's (10) and women's 11 NCAA teams (respectively) with 11 major facilities including Memorial Stadium (60,670 seats, State Farm Center (15,544 seats), Atkins Tennis Center, Huff Hall (4,152 seats), Illinois Field (1,500 seats for baseball), Eichelberger Field (1,500 seats for softball), Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium, and the Demirjian Golf Practice Facility.

Urbana, Illinois, United States

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