University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Opened 1867
Type Public land-grant research university
Location Champaign-Urbana metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
National ranking 35
World ranking 42
Rankings Department of Accounting ranks 2nd in undergraduate programs
Total enrollment 56403
International students 14144
Scholarship Yes


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a public university in the state of Illinois. It is located 140 miles away from Chicago. Nowadays the University has reputation of a world-class leader in teaching. Students are provided with more than 150 educational programs there. The University covers territory of 6370 acres and holds 651 buildings. For example, wellness centers with indoor tracks, indoor and outdoor 50-meter pools, ice arena, outdoor adventures center and many others. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign comprises 15 colleges and units. The University library incudes more than 24 000000 books and is one of the largest public university libraries not only in the country but in the whole world. It also has rare books. The university alumni include 11 Nobel Laureates and 18 winners of Pulitzer Prizes.

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