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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
30,721
Total Undergrads
Including 927 Part-time
6,929
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 5 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

46% Women
54% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Big Ten Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

8
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $520,421)
9
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $128,463)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 116 158 Yes -
Baseball 34 - Yes -
Basketball 13 27 - Yes
Football 109 - - -
Golf 9 10 - -
Gymnastics 18 13 Yes -
Soccer - 25 Yes Yes
Softball - 19 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving - 36 - -
Tennis 9 9 - -
Volleyball - 21 Yes Yes
Wrestling 38 - - -
Badminton - - Yes Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Rifle - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Synchronized Swimming - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.7%
Hispanic 5.4%
Non-resident alien 15.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 55.1%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 41
Liquor Law Violation 41
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 7
Property Crime 80
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Amanda from Chicago, IL
  • 5
  • I cannot say whether or not the dorm life is exceptional because I am a transfer student and I moved in to a house off campus to save money. There…

  • Nov-30-2012 Read More
  • Morgan from McHenry, IL
  • 5
  • Dorm life itself has always been fun and relaxing for me. My roommate and I get along, and our floor Resident Adviser is more than helpful. She gave us candy…

  • Jan-16-2014 Read More
  • IlliniFan
  • 5
  • I was in the ikenberry common dorms, six pack it is the main area all the freshman dorms are in. Personally I was in Weston. The dorms may not be…

  • Aug-14-2012 Read More
  • Erin from Streamwood, IL
  • 5
  • Dorm life is what you make of it. It's a humbling experience for anyone, but it will no doubt provide you with lasting memories. The campus is currently building up…

  • Oct-14-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • ChunkyMonkey
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    I LOVE making waffles in the Dining Halls. Pro-tip: have a go-to food that you will will be okay with eating if nothing on the menu suits you, i.e. waffles, salad, sandwich.

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  • 4
  • Tristan
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    The facilities are very nice and the food is good for the most part.

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  • 4
  • Kavita from Palatine, IL
  • Jan-06-2015 I am a current student here

    The nice thing about living in the dorms is that you get many places to go for meals. The food can get repetitive but its pretty good. In my dining hall, we get fresh fruits for dinner on Mondays and they are amazing! There are so many choices; you can't go hungry. Other dining halls have stirfry, milkshakes stations, omelet bars and so much more. There are also cafe credits which let you buy anything in the store/ coffee shop. Private housing has great food options as well. If you don't want to eat in the dorms there are great restaurants/ takeout places such as Chopstix, Insomnia, Jimmy Johns, Papa Johns, Antonios, and so much more. The only reason I gave this four stars is because as a vegetarian my food choices are more limited and I don't have as many choices as others.

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  • 4
  • Dino
  • Jan-03-2015 I am a current student here

    Food is different everyday, but sometimes tends to get repetitive as weeks go by. Once every week there is a culture night where food is based on a certain Country's traditional foods.

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  • 2
  • Melisa from Naperville, IL
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Food is barely edible. All the different places to eat are really different and cater to a certain taste. For example, LAR has good soup and fruits, but their entrees and desserts are not that great.

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  • 4
  • Megan from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Depends on which dining hall you go to. The food choices vary on different days, but there is usually a good mix of food, many cultural dish nights.

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  • 3
  • Sam from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-10-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It was decent. I ate at some chinese place on campus and it wasn't too bad.

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  • 4
  • Sri from Johns Creek, GA
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Ikenberry and Illinois Street Dining Halls are the good ones. I haven't tried the others, but the food here is rock solid, good. Trust me on that.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tristan
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    Second biggest greek system in the country, enough said.

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  • 0
  • Kavita from Palatine, IL
  • Jan-06-2015 I am a current student here

    Personally I am not part of Greek Life but my roommate is. I know that she enjoys it a lot. The Greek Life really helps support the community even though they can get a bit crazy sometimes. From everyone that participates in it, I know that they love it.

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  • 0
  • Danya from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Very Big on campus. All kinds of frats and sororities that can be joined. U of I takes Greek life seriously.

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  • 0
  • Lauren from Naperville, IL
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a past student here

    U of I has one of the biggest Greek Campuses in the country. Not just socially, though, they also have many academic and club oriented fraternities. I was not personally in one so I cannot comment much about them. It did seem that my friends who were in them enjoyed them thoroughly, but all agreed that they required a lot of time.

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  • 0
  • Midwestern at heart
  • Mar-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Super, super Greek. We have one of the biggest Greek communities in the nation. But if you're not involved in it (I'm not), you won't feel pressured/like an outsider. My RSOs have basically become my sorority.

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  • 0
  • Morgan from McHenry, IL
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a huge presence of Greek Life on campus. And if you think that Greek life would never be your thing (like me!) there are frats and sororities full of the same type of people as you. Your stereotypical frat parties exist everywhere, especially around frat park. There are also smaller frats where you can get to know the people there and make friends.

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  • 0
  • Je Hoon from India
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life may not be for everyone, but the important thing I learned is that you shouldn't be quick to judge, and you should have an open mind about Greek life. There are 46 fraternities and 23 sororities on campus, every fraternity/sorority is different and so is each individual.

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  • 0
  • Deja
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    There are loads of different sororities and fraternities to join.

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