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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Review

Champaign, IL, 601 E John Street
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
A-
Excellent

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 45,842 students and offering 353 degrees in Champaign, IL.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Engineering
2,733 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
80
35
9
Architecture
107
62
5
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
58
10
6
Chemical Engineering
159
26
15
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
32
28
3
Civil Engineering
195
220
31
Computer Engineering
182
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
266
112
76
Engineering
72
0
Engineering/industrial Management
116
Engineering Mechanics
17
6
8
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
37
6
Environmental Science
64
26
4
Industrial and Product Design
35
Industrial Engineering
72
8
9
Landscape Architecture
14
14
3
Materials Engineering
107
25
26
Mechanical Engineering
205
64
36
Nuclear Engineering
30
6
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
2,609 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
459
433
8
Advertising
210
12
Business Administration and Management
0
182
11
Business Administration, Management and Operations
80
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
0
Economics
380
85
13
Finance
207
112
5
Labor and Industrial Relations
122
1
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
44
Marketing/marketing Management
139
Operations Management and Supervision
33
Operations Research
45
Taxation
28
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Human and Social Sciences
1,833 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
4
African Studies
2
Anthropology
58
2
6
Area Studies
70
1
Asian Studies/civilization
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
7
4
1
Community Organization and Advocacy
3
4
Comparative Literature
2
8
1
East Asian Studies
19
3
2
Educational Psychology
23
0
15
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
9
European Studies/civilization
4
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
8
History
97
3
15
Human Development and Family Studies
61
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
6
1
Language Interpretation and Translation
12
Latin American Studies
1
4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
2
Library and Information Science
243
3
6
Linguistics
17
7
5
Philosophy
26
1
4
Political Science
229
3
6
Psychology
490
16
22
Public Administration
0
Religion/religious Studies
4
5
Russian Studies
2
3
Social Work
54
136
5
Sociology
80
2
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
1,650 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
95
Astronomy
14
2
2
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
27
5
5
Biochemistry
18
2
16
Bioinformatics
3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
173
Biology
2
8
2
Biophysics
0
1
9
Biotechnology
7
Botany
8
9
Cellular and Molecular Biology
374
Cellular Biology and Histology
1
7
Chemical Physics
0
Chemistry
135
6
43
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
61
Entomology
3
3
Geography
12
4
6
Geology/earth Science
21
9
3
Mathematics
130
13
23
Mathematics and Computer Science
22
Microbiology
7
7
Neuroscience
8
Physics
71
15
30
Physiology
0
3
5
Statistics
111
41
5
Systems Science and Theory
63
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Education and Liberal Arts
907 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
22
8
Applied Mathematics
16
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
10
0
6
Art Teacher Education
10
3
4
Biology Teacher Education
9
Chemistry Teacher Education
2
Creative Writing
8
Curriculum and Instruction
19
1
9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
9
1
Earth Science Teacher Education
0
Education
0
Education
0
0
4
Educational Leadership and Administration
21
1
8
Elementary Education and Teaching
81
1
0
2
English Language and Literature
139
9
13
Foreign Language Teacher Education
0
French Language and Literature
10
4
3
French Language Teacher Education
2
0
General Studies
0
German Language and Literature
14
3
0
German Language Teacher Education
0
Italian Language and Literature
5
0
0
Latin Teacher Education
1
0
Liberal Arts
15
Mathematics Teacher Education
4
Music Teacher Education
26
15
3
Physics Teacher Education
0
Portuguese Language and Literature
0
0
0
Rhetoric and Composition
48
Secondary Education and Teaching
3
4
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
1
0
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
58
23
Social Studies Teacher Education
0
Spanish Language and Literature
87
11
1
Spanish Language Teacher Education
9
Special Education and Teaching
26
29
2
3
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
24
Technical Teacher Education
54
0
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
866 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
0
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
87
24
7
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
276
2
4
Health Communication
15
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
62
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
199
13
5
Nutrition Sciences
1
9
Pre-Veterinary Studies
0
Public Health
21
Rehabilitation Science
0
Veterinary Medicine
121
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences
17
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Agriculture
818 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Communication/journalism
14
Agricultural Economics
208
15
4
Agricultural Engineering
134
19
4
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
3
Agronomy and Crop Science
34
28
14
Animal Sciences
142
19
14
Ecology
0
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
2
5
Food Science
119
28
10
Horticultural Science
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
493 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
1
Computer Science
274
127
40
Information Science/studies
2
Management Information Systems
44
Systems Engineering
3
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
468 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
45
Communication
320
10
15
Journalism
41
5
Mass Communication
32
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
282 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
4
Dance
8
3
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
31
32
1
Fine Arts
13
Graphic Design
24
Intermedia/multimedia
7
Jazz/jazz Studies
3
Music
10
53
5
42
Music History, Literature, and Theory
0
Music Performance
16
Music Theory and Composition
1
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
0
4
Painting
9
Photography
9
Sculpture
3
Voice and Opera
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Legal and Law
232 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies
53
0
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew
0
Comparative Law
0
Law
179
Legal Professions and Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Hospitality
162 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
122
39
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agronomy and Crop Science
Biology Teacher Education
Business Administration and Management
Civil Engineering
Communication
Computer Science
Curriculum and Instruction
Education
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 26 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1979

No idea. Don't think they had this stuff in myd ay.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS in Industrial Engineering, Class of 1983

Not sure what they provide now other than networking opportunities with employed grads.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Community health , Class of 2010

Speakers from your field , alumni resources, webinars, and probably much more I didn't utilize!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1982

Student teaching. Alumni Association. Masters program.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Literature, Class of 1999

all curriculum school events alumni connections

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2004

large alumni network, internships, career fairs

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Administration, Class of 1994

Quality education with instructors that also have real world experience.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA and MA in Art Education, Class of 2009

We had a lot of different kinds of student teaching opportunities before the standard student teaching began. I was an active member of our chapter of NAEA and went to conferences out of town when I could.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 2006

No idea- been a long time since i was there

Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. History, Class of 1992

Student services offers training in resume writing, interviewing, and job placement.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mechanical Engineering, Class of 1987

job fairs, required non-engineering courses

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Studies, Class of 2011

Alumni center and events, career advisors, ample club membership opportunities while at school

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2001

recruiting events, career counselor, networking events, campus / corporate events / sponsorships

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ecology, Class of 1995

Alumni association, job search help

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hospitality Management, Class of 2013

Requirements for internships. An extensive alumni network.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Architecture, Class of 2006

A degree is a requirement for licensure

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 26 Reviews
Alumni
B.A., Political Science, Class of 1993

Good mix of academic and social

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1979

Intense and focused. It was a medical oriented school.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agricultural Economics, Class of 1981

too long ago to mention

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS in Industrial Engineering, Class of 1983

diverse ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1982

Big ten school. 33-34,000 student body. Culturally diverse.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2004

driven, open, networking is easy, part of a larger family

Rated January 2016
Alumni
master of science in information technology, Class of 2011

Online working professional for the most part

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science-Psychology, Class of 1996

very diverse, campus was huge

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA and MA in Art Education, Class of 2009

My department's culture was probably different than the school as a whole. The university as a whole was filled with a greek party mentality and a rape culture. I was in the art department which was close knit, partially because we were severely under funded and cast to the side compared to engineering and agriculture.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. History, Class of 1992

Multi cultural with over 30k undergrads. Variety of social opportunities for wherever your interests lie.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Studies, Class of 2011

Very diverse, enormous campus and student body so every type of individual and ethnicity is represented

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hospitality Management, Class of 2013

Large school. Free thinkers. School spirited.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
anthropology, Class of 1995

lots of work and fun

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 26 Reviews
Alumni
B.A., Political Science, Class of 1993

Dorm was old. Classrooms and dining were nice.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS and MS in Computer Science, Class of 1980

computer labs modern; dorms, classrooms and dining halls average

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS in Industrial Engineering, Class of 1983

facilities are much better now than existed when I was a student

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Community health , Class of 2010

State of the art and a blast to use!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1982

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