University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Add Comparison

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,162

0.668% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,683

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.22%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

60.1%

38,093 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

46,951

90.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

85.3%

5,885 Graduates

About

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a higher education institution located in Champaign County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were General Psychology (485 degrees awarded), Accounting (425 degrees), and Cellular & Molecular Biology (421 degrees).

In 2016, 12,994 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 46.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (6,372 degrees), 3.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1668 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is $14,162, which is $-11,694 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

About the photo: Foellinger Auditorium

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is $14,162, which is $-11,694 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,683.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,162

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was $14,162. The cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is $-11,694 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

This chart compares the tuition costs of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$16,683

2016 Value

0.938%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,683. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grew by 0.938%.

This chart compares the average net price of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$11,010

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was of $11,010 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.49% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.22%

2015 Default Rate

139

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was 2.22%, which represents 139 out of the 6262 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received 38,093 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.1% annual growth. Out of those 38,093 applicants, 22,881 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.1% acceptance rate.

There were 46,951 students enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016, and 21% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an overall enrollment yield of 33.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

22,881

Accepted Out of 38,093

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was 60.1% (22,881 admissions from 38,093 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 65.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 11.1%, while admissions grew by 1.82%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

21%

Submission Percentage

1,564

Scores Submitted

21% of enrolled first-time students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a total enrollment of 46,951 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is 42,453 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,498. This means that 90.4% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.8% White, 14.9% Asian, 8.69% Hispanic or Latino, 5.16% Black or African American, 2.59% Two or More Races, 0.0788% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0618% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (24.8%), followed by White Female (21.3%) and Asian Male (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (18.7%), followed by White Male (18.2%) and Asian Male (3.73%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46,951 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is 42,453 and the part-time enrollment is 4,498. This means that 90.4% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

94%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was 94%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    21,019

  2. Asian

    6,994

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4,079

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is 44.8% White, 14.9% Asian, 8.69% Hispanic or Latino, 5.16% Black or African American, 2.59% Two or More Races, 0.0788% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0618% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 405 students (0.863%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2016, 926 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The majority of degree recipients at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are white (6,372 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1668 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is General Psychology (485 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (425 degrees) and Cellular & Molecular Biology (421 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (234 degrees awarded), Agriculture (704 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (272 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Miscellaneous managers (430,260 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (384,553 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (303,755 people), Civil engineers (233,880 people), and Mechanical engineers (153,348 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Library Science (234 degrees awarded), Agriculture (704 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (272 degrees), Engineering (2,487 degrees), and Math & Statistics (428 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Library Science (234 degrees awarded), Agriculture (704 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (272 degrees), Engineering (2,487 degrees), and Math & Statistics (428 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Architectural, engineering & related services (527,550 people), Computer Systems Design (426,579 people), Construction (277,589 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (245,375 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (196,617 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Library Science (234 degrees awarded), Agriculture (704 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (272 degrees), Engineering (2,487 degrees), and Math & Statistics (428 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Most Common

  1. 485 degrees awarded

  2. 425 degrees awarded

  3. 421 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was General Psychology with 485 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 6,960

  2. 6,034

In 2016, 6,960 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is 1.15 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,034).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 469 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Computer Science, which is 6.09 times more than the 77 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 466 degrees were awarded to women at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Accounting, which is 1.14 times more than the 408 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

69%

100% Completion Time

84%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 69% of students graduating from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (93.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (93.8% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.714% of graduates (42 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,372 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,668 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    859 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is white (6,372 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1668 degrees).

0.5% of degree recipients (65 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    3,394 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    2,978 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    975 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is white male (3,394 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,978 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an endowment valued at nearly $1.31B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $28.6M (2.19%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had a total expenditure of $2.59B. Of that $2.59B, they spent $918M on salaries and $2.59B on benefits.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign employs 813 Professors, 584 Assistant professors, and 519 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Male Professors (606), Male Assistant professors(323), and Male Associate professors (314).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1346 employees, Management, with 1287 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1278 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.31B

2015 Endowment

1.46%

growth from 2014

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an endowment valued at about $1.31B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grew 1.46% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.04B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $402M - Federal

  2. $51.2M - State

  3. $8.21M - Local

As of 2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received $402M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $51.2M from state grants and contracts, and $8.21M from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$918M

Salary Expenditure

$2.59B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had a total expenditure of $2.59B. Of that $2.59B, they spent $918M on salaries and $2.59B on benefits.

The bar chart shows the share of the primary expenses at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign over time, and the line chart shows the expenditure for solely salaries and benefits over time compared to the median for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a share of total expenditure.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$918M

2015 Salaries

3.88%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid a median of $918M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($2.59B) and a 3.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.16% growth from 2013 and a 3.83% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$247M

Instructional Salaries

2,277

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid a total of $247M to 2,277 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

813 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1346 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were Professor with 813 employees; Assistant professor with 584 employees; and Assistant professor with 519 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,346 employees; Management with 1,287 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,278 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was Male Professor with 606 employees, Male Assistant professor with 323 employees, and Male Associate professor with 314 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart