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Pulitzer & 23 Nobel Prize winners among faculty & alumni

Fortune 100 companies recruited Illini last year


U.S. states & 123 countries represented on campus

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With 150+ programs across 11 academic communities, chances are we have the major for you.

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A top university with a legacy of innovation, UIUC provides a challenging, progressive environment to help you realize your goals.

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UIUC Culture

Fostering a spirit of openness, access, and equity, UIUC's expansive and supportive community allows you a place to thrive.

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Our app opens September 1, with an early action deadline of November 1 and a regular decision deadline of January 5.

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Meet Our Students



Michael's dad has always told him, "Your altitude is only as high as your attitude." The Gies Scholar and Fulbright Summer Institute student has taken that lesson to heart.

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From her nationally recognized campaign for menstrual equality to her work as a social work major, Abbey's committed to improving the lives of those around her.

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"If people want to learn about the world and how to connect things together, it's chemistry." Hear more on what current Illini Curtis has to say about his passion (and major).

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The Meaning of the UIUC Reputation

Our students and faculty are always adapting to new eras to stay at the forefront of educational success.

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Support Resources at UIUC

Our students have access to many support resources, all of which are here to help you live your best college life.

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25 Common College Terms

To help you better navigate the college search process, we've broken down some basic college vocabulary.

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