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Academic Rigor
4.3347
Dorm Life
4.0220
Food and Dining
3.8415
Bang for the buck
4.0345
Clubs and Activities
4.6771
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
4.0947
Most Helpful Review for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kristen from Chicago, IL
  • 51 out of 55 people found this review helpful

I've learned things so far in every course I've taken and have met really great professors and instructors. You learn a lot from the people as well. They're from all over the world.

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  • Marcell from Dolton, IL
  • Mar-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Illinois is a great school with a diverse campus! There are a lot of resources for students to use and there's always some type of activity going on. You will definitely get your moneys worth!

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  • Jaclyn
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    From Green Street to Block I, this campus is perfect for me. There is so much diversity and new things to see! There is no place I would rather be than UIUC.

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  • Midwestern at heart
  • Mar-08-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of cornfields, but it adds to the Midwestern charm. People are very down-to-earth, friendly and involved in campus (through Registered Student Organizations, club sports, etc.) Students work very hard -- we are known for having a great Engineering school -- but they also take price in being Princeton Review's No. 3 Party school.

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  • Adilene
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    A large campus university with endless opportunities. Pretty diverse body of students and professors. If you like being surrounded by crops this is the place to be!

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  • Jinyoung Atlanta, GA
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    This university is in a rural setting and has a large campus town. The overall atmosphere and feel of this school is actually very nice and relaxing. Something about the school and the people here make you feel comfortable.

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  • Edith from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a past student here

    The academics are great and I could not have been any happier that I got to experience a REAL college experience. Everyone is super nice and outgoing. But my love for the city was greater.

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  • Angelica from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a past student here

    This university is very focused on sciences and engineering. Programs outside of science and engineering tend to get much less funding. The university is also pretty segregated, although there is a wide variety of people on this campus the separation is obvious among students.

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  • mura from Champaign, IL
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    A very diverse environment, great place to live and study. Professors and faculties are super nice. So many libraries around to study.

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  • Morgan from McHenry, IL
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    UIUC is a huge campus full of opportunities for all majors, especially if you've been accepted into a STEM major. Opportunities for internships and Co-Ops are everywhere because companies know that a student educated at UIUC is going to be a top-notch hard worker and learner. Getting your degree is never going to be easy here, but the challenge pays off in the end because of this University's fine reputation: you are employable.

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  • Emily Chao
  • Jan-15-2014 I am a current student here

    When I made my college decision on April 29 (I know, quite close to the deadline), I wasn't sure if I would like University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, but now having stayed here for a semester, I love every single minute of it. The diverse campus, the breadth of curriculum, the challenging classes, all those make UIUC the perfect college experience for any freshman who may not know what they want to do yet. I've made so many friends with so many interests and have explored so many different paths that even though I may not be sure yet of what I want my life to play out as, I know there are so many opportunities out there.

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