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Academic Rigor
4.3357
Dorm Life
4.0141
Food and Dining
3.8009
Bang for the buck
4.0123
Clubs and Activities
4.6957
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
4.1062
Most Helpful Review for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kristen from Chicago, IL
  • 57 out of 62 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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  • Chris from Lake in the Hills, IL
  • Apr-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I've been to visit the campus twice and I love it. All the people there are really nice and will help show you around campus and tell you where things are. It is a really great college.

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  • Caroline
  • Mar-18-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I am from Illinois, so UIUC makes sense for me both cost-wise and academic-wise. It can cen quite chilly in the winter, so some form of transportation is advised getting to and from classes and dorms.

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  • Jasmine from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-24-2016 I am a current student here

    My first choice college, and I'm glad it was. It has opened my eyes up a lot since I've been here. It's also one of the top 10 public universities in the nation.

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  • lyle from woodridge, il
  • Jun-11-2016 I am a current student here

    a big school with many opportunities, university of illinois at urbana-champaign does have something for every type of person. you can expect to find a diverse student body and an equally diverse faculty. the large campus gets smaller once you learn to navigate around and create relationships with different people.

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  • sophia from glenview, il
  • Jun-02-2016 I am a current student here

    the people on campus - students, professors, counselors - are all extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful, so do not feel intimidated. despite being located in central illinois, there are plenty of things to keep you busy in campus-town and the surrounding areas - whether it be shopping at marketplace mall, getting food on green street, or exploring the nature of urbana. joining rsos and/or greek life helps make such a large campus feel much smaller, and definitely like a second home.

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  • Mark from Harmony, PA
  • Mar-17-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Illinois is amazing; with so much to do around it, I was amazed. Though the class size may be larger than the average college/university, hard work is rewarded. Truly a great college for a great career ahead

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  • Brooke - Wayne City, IL
  • Feb-19-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Illinois is one of the most incredible campuses I have ever walked on. It's absolutely beautiful and have immense diversity. I was accepted and plan to attend this fall, honestly there was no other school that compared to UIUC and the recognition they receive is topping on the already perfect school

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  • B from Evergreen Park, IL
  • Feb-18-2016 I am a past student here

    U of I was an integral part of my growth into adulthood. I was pushed to think critically not only through my academic coursework, but also through clubs, community organizations, staff, and fellow students that completely transformed my worldview, passions, and identity.

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  • Kayla from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-15-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have not attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before, but when I share that I have been accepted, people get so excited. I heard it is a very diverse school and it really looks good on your resume. I can't wait to experience my time there.

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