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What are others saying about University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign?

Academic Rigor
4.3333
Dorm Life
4.0046
Food and Dining
3.8100
Bang for the buck
4.0121
Clubs and Activities
4.7034
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
4.0948
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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  • Pedro from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-10-2017 I am a current student here

    UIUC provides a friendly environment for student of all backgrounds and offers various great programs for students to engage in outside of the classroom. The professors are always great and more than willing to answer any questions that students might have. No matter where your interests might lie you will always find a class oriented to it!

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  • Emily from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-03-2017 I am a current student here

    I really love the school for the academics, however not as diverse as I would have wanted. Professors and T.A.s are caring and will help out if asked. Working and studying is extremely possible at UIUC.

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  • Jessica from Champaign, IL
  • Jul-17-2017 I am a current student here

    University of Illinois is a difficult adjustment if you are coming from a small town school, due to it's immense size and dense population. It is better to live on campus for convenience. I find the course work to be relatively challenging.

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  • Naomi from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-21-2017 I am a current student here

    The rating I would give this university overall would be a 7/10. While UIUC is great at academics and catering to the majority of the students it does not aid the minority students as much as one would have hoped. Growing up as a Black and Puerto Rican female, I will say that I have not seen as many inclusive events where I have felt catered to.

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  • Jeter from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University Of Illinois is a spectacular school with endless possibilities. When on campus you can see just how great the College life is, it appeals to what the majority of people expect out of College life. And also the School is premier in terms of academic support, they care about your success and representation of the U Of I.

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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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