University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 33,889
Graduate Enrollment: 21,828
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 59.66%

Male/Female: 51% / 49% (2017)

First generation college students: 24.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 0.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.1% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,422
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1320 - 1510

2022 Median Admit ACT: 32
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 29 - 34

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 87.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 77.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 66.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 56.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 40.4%
Black: 6.1%
Hispanic: 14.0%
Asian: 21.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 12.8%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $31,102
In-State tuition: $15,442
Out-of-State tuition: $32,892

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,494 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,500 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $6,848 (2005)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,490 (2005)

Average Family Income: $89,003 (2017)
Median Family Income: $62,485 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 25.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 31.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $207 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,651
$30k-48k $8,821
$48k-75k $11,677
$75k-110k $22,555
$110k+ $28,311

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 71%
6-year graduation rate: 85%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,650 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,230 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 80.9% (2015)
@3 year 82.7% (2017)
@5 year 85.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 68.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 70.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $50,616 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $68,323 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 25 $84,656 ($7,055)
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 90 $21,291 $209 $41,514 ($3,460)
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 97 $441 $54,913 ($4,576)
Doctoral Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 18 $22,050 $27,365 ($2,280) $53,328 ($4,444)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 13
Doctoral Degree Area Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 22 $23,402 $228 $32,773 ($2,731)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 279 $19,500 $200 $39,143 ($3,262) $61,211 ($5,101)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 4
Doctoral Degree Communication and Media Studies. 13
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 27 $18,925 $201 $47,214 ($3,935) $61,326 ($5,111)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 15 $57,354 ($4,780)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 57 $22,300 $223 $36,696 ($3,058) $48,706 ($4,059)
Master's Degree Journalism. 6
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 219 $23,250 $232 $43,681 ($3,640) $62,665 ($5,222)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 180 $19,054 $201 $69,245 ($5,770) $79,514 ($6,626)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 217 $301 $75,978 ($6,332) $88,050 ($7,338)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 45
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 355 $20,500 $217 $94,422 ($7,869) $122,137 ($10,178)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 260 $21,600 $228 $80,614 ($6,718) $90,757 ($7,563)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 157 $98,633 ($8,219)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 54
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Mechanics. 34 $60,343 ($5,029) $89,053 ($7,421)
Master's Degree Engineering Mechanics. 4
Doctoral Degree Engineering Mechanics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 85 $20,136 $213 $61,165 ($5,097) $92,842 ($7,737)
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 35
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Materials Engineering 84 $17,916 $184 $69,832 ($5,819) $83,088 ($6,924)
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 16
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 23
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 216 $20,500 $214 $72,680 ($6,057) $87,705 ($7,309)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 44
Bachelor's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 30 $21,350 $217 $71,518 ($5,960) $100,427 ($8,369)
Master's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 13
Doctoral Degree Nuclear Engineering. 9
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 2
Master's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 96 $20,961 $207 $33,344 ($2,779) $51,888 ($4,324)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11 $50,786 ($4,232)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 25 $23,250 $214 $18,327 ($1,527) $33,844 ($2,820)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 9
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 236 $440 $46,888 ($3,907) $53,524 ($4,460)
Doctoral Degree Library Science and Administration. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Library Science and Administration. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 2
Master's Degree Biology, General. 2
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 28 $23,000 $244
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 19
Master's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 357 $22,000 $226 $27,167 ($2,264) $59,437 ($4,953)
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 5
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 7
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 9
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 1
Doctoral Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 4
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 6
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 68 $23,447 $239 $31,178 ($2,598) $54,075 ($4,506)
Master's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 31 $342 $44,465 ($3,705) $53,305 ($4,442)
Doctoral Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 183 $21,425 $212 $27,746 ($2,312) $60,121 ($5,010)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Doctoral Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 9
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 35 $18,750 $195 $42,942 ($3,579)
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 3
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 8
Master's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7
Doctoral Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 18 $22,311 $226 $65,723 ($5,477)
Master's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 8
Doctoral Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 161 $21,500 $225 $44,351 ($3,696) $63,276 ($5,273)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 9
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 41 $96,940 ($8,078)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 31 $23,250 $232 $37,639 ($3,137) $45,966 ($3,831)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 74 $20,500 $207 $50,275 ($4,190) $60,090 ($5,008)
Master's Degree Physics. 15
Doctoral Degree Physics. 33 $124,691 ($10,391)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 219 $20,025 $204 $34,465 ($2,872) $63,542 ($5,295)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 7
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 49 $21,154 $207 $29,100 ($2,425) $47,028 ($3,919)
Master's Degree Sociology. 4
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 11 $19,061
Master's Degree Dance. 3
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 75 $18,839 $193 $43,432 ($3,619) $54,712 ($4,559)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 27 $20,500 $217 $21,947 ($1,829) $25,562 ($2,130)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 20 $28,807 ($2,401)
Doctoral Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 15 $21,356 $226 $28,363 ($2,364)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 13
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 58 $24,625 $256 $15,094 ($1,258) $28,248 ($2,354)
Master's Degree Music. 39 $210 $27,335 ($2,278) $34,002 ($2,834)
Doctoral Degree Music. 52 $685 $31,418 ($2,618) $45,441 ($3,787)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 67 $21,339 $215 $29,658 ($2,472) $65,454 ($5,455)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 3 $66,655 ($5,555) $91,092 ($7,591)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 287 $19,500 $207 $68,526 ($5,711) $99,685 ($8,307)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 122 $577 $90,946 ($7,579) $107,114 ($8,926)
Doctoral Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 152 $19,500 $205 $72,689 ($6,057) $96,374 ($8,031)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 103 $21,000 $217 $67,710 ($5,643) $86,860 ($7,238)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 410 $354 $66,051 ($5,504)
Doctoral Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 5
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 171 $20,000 $212 $58,678 ($4,890) $78,864 ($6,572)
Master's Degree Marketing. 28 $290
Bachelor's Degree History. 67 $19,000 $192 $24,081 ($2,007) $49,323 ($4,110)
Master's Degree History. 3
Doctoral Degree History. 6
First Professional Degree Law. 122
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 197 $20,000 $198 $51,810 ($4,318) $74,858 ($6,238)
Master's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 3
Doctoral Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 6
Master's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Public Services. 10
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 117 $19,850 $201 $28,652 ($2,388) $39,967 ($3,331)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 20
Doctoral Degree Animal Sciences. 13
Bachelor's Degree Food Science and Technology. 89 $19,000 $191 $41,158 ($3,430) $60,641 ($5,053)
Master's Degree Food Science and Technology. 45 $75,069 ($6,256)
Doctoral Degree Food Science and Technology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 45 $15,750 $167 $38,884 ($3,240) $56,340 ($4,695)
Master's Degree Plant Sciences. 21 $67,363 ($5,614)
Doctoral Degree Plant Sciences. 10
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 60 $21,000 $201 $32,400 ($2,700) $50,978 ($4,248)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 21 $44,409 ($3,701)
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 1 $55,066 ($4,589)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 71 $21,500 $217 $41,831 ($3,486) $47,132 ($3,928)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 39 $54,903 ($4,575) $73,300 ($6,108)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 11
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 19
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 21
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 130 $23,951 $253 $73,446 ($6,121) $93,533 ($7,794)
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 53 $92,270 ($7,689)
Doctoral Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Engineering. 107 $21,350 $207 $63,417 ($5,285) $76,124 ($6,344)
Master's Degree Agricultural Engineering. 20
Doctoral Degree Agricultural Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 68 $16,850 $179 $69,754 ($5,813) $94,434 ($7,870)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 31 $52,539 ($4,378)
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 18
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 112 $91,982 ($7,665) $103,659 ($8,638)
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 149 $22,850 $228 $78,022 ($6,502) $93,416 ($7,785)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 15
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 48
Bachelor's Degree Systems Engineering. 52 $17,800 $189 $69,530 ($5,794)
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 73 $22,330 $226 $72,505 ($6,042) $95,066 ($7,922)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 38
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 4
Master's Degree Operations Research. 61
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 82 $66,984 ($5,582) $96,516 ($8,043)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other. 6
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 30 $19,500 $207 $41,084 ($3,424)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 23
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Doctoral Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 59 $21,800 $225 $32,253 ($2,688) $53,827 ($4,486)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Doctoral Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 65 $19,600 $190 $30,527 ($2,544) $53,297 ($4,441)
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 5
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 3
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 12
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 11
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 153 $21,350 $207 $25,371 ($2,114) $47,378 ($3,948)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 168 $20,847 $221 $49,666 ($4,139) $71,197 ($5,933)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 33
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 29
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 133
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 315 $19,394 $201 $66,592 ($5,549) $84,760 ($7,063)
Master's Degree Statistics. 77
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Systems Science and Theory. 55 $20,600 $216 $33,379 ($2,782) $48,863 ($4,072)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 59 $23,350 $228 $93,727 ($7,811)
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 3
Doctoral Degree Nutrition Sciences. 8
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 66 $21,628 $227 $28,413 ($2,368)
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 47 $19,500 $188 $47,702 ($3,975)
Master's Degree Sustainability Studies. 48 $49,550 ($4,129)
Doctoral Degree Sustainability Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 490 $20,050 $206 $30,621 ($2,552)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 37
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 26 $52,115 ($4,343)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 4
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 1
Master's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 3
Doctoral Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 78 $19,344 $189 $36,136 ($3,011) $53,310 ($4,443)
Master's Degree Social Work. 146 $520 $47,542 ($3,962) $53,810 ($4,484)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 4
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 37 $21,650 $168 $23,535 ($1,961) $43,496 ($3,625)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 10
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 450 $21,228 $207 $56,829 ($4,736) $75,600 ($6,300)
Master's Degree Economics. 79
Doctoral Degree Economics. 23
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 21 $25,000 $261
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 11
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 87 $21,117 $217 $61,937 ($5,161)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 18 $588
Doctoral Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 2
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 7
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 204 $20,678 $209 $37,514 ($3,126) $61,751 ($5,146)
Master's Degree Public Health. 28 $404 $51,445 ($4,287)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 4
First Professional Degree Veterinary Medicine. 127
Master's Degree Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences. 9
Doctoral Degree Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 164 $19,175 $202 $67,691 ($5,641) $81,669 ($6,806)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 405 $423 $106,306 ($8,859) $125,120 ($10,427)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 370 $20,500 $213 $68,524 ($5,710) $80,736 ($6,728)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 34 $19,399 $204 $87,711 ($7,309)
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 132 $381
Doctoral Degree Information Science/Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 348 $20,500 $201 $107,567 ($8,964) $143,775 ($11,981)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 286 $214 $137,110 ($11,426) $209,146 ($17,429)
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 42
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 20
Master's Degree Education, General. 185 $235 $55,438 ($4,620)
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, General. 2
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 22
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 2
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 1 $65,198 ($5,433)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 8
Master's Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 1 $63,797 ($5,316)
Doctoral Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 7 $57,649 ($4,804) $86,970 ($7,248)
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 5
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 118 $19,500 $195 $44,041 ($3,670) $45,096 ($3,758)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 15 $42,551 ($3,546)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $117,054
Full time faculty: 75%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 21.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,821,951,797 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $2,375,506,407 (2022)