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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - SAT Scores and Admissions Data

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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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UIUC Description:

The large flagship campus of the University of Illinois spans the twin cites of Urbana and Champaign. UIUC consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country. The school boasts over 43,000 students and 150 different majors, and it is well known for its outstanding engineering and science programs. Nevertheless, its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Illinois has the largest university library in the U.S. outside of the Ivy League. Along with strong academics, UIUC is a member of the Big Ten Conference and fields 19 varsity teams (compare the Big Ten).

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 44,520 (32,281 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 56% Male / 44% Female
  • 96% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $14,522 (in-state); $28,664 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,332
  • Other Expenses: $2,510
  • Total Cost: $28,564 (in-state); $42,706 (out-of-state)

UIUC Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 68%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 46%
    • Loans: 45%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,411
    • Loans: $6,622

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Cellular Biology, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Finance, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 94%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 69%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 84%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Mission Statement for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:

We at Illinois serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.

from http://www.uiuc.edu/overview/

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