Iconic in appearance and constantly buzzing with energy, Campustown is dedicated to student life. Cultural centers of Illinois offer the entire campus community opportunities to learn about and to experience the rich historic traditions and modern living cultures that shape our world. Any student can join one of 10 Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) to meet other students with the same interests.
23 Undergraduate University residence halls accommodate 8,550 students, including nine Living-Learning Communities. In 2014 the cost for double room and board (20 meals/week) was about $10,500 per year. Besides, for undergraduate there are 16 private certified housing units and 62 Greek houses. Single graduate students or students with families have an opportunity to live in two University-owned apartment complexes. Applicants may find virtually tour of the North, Central, and South campus through the official Web site to compare the options.
Virtual Job Board for students and The Career Center provide students with all information either for on-campus or off-campus employment and offer a full range of programs, services, resources, and counseling to assist all students and alumni of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, regardless of academic affiliation.
72 Of America's Fortune 100 companies (including 8 of the top 10) recruited on campus in 2015. Among companies who are most actively recruit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are Walmart, Exxon, Chevron, Berkshire Hathaway, Apple and many others.
Graduate employment: 97%
The university is in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana (total population 207,000) in east-central Illinois, in the northeastern United States. Situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 125 miles west of Indianapolis, and 180 miles northeast of St. Louis.
Illinois' architecture and landscape present an inspiring environment to learn and enjoy life. 647 Total buildings of the University are located on 18,4 square km.
Illinois is home to two National Historic Landmarks and several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Among Illinois' campus landmarks are many historical cultural places: Allerton Park and Retreat Center, Altgeld Hall, Alma Mater, Astronomical Observatory.
Library items mark one of the largest public university libraries in the world. There are more than 20 area studies libraries, including one of the larger engineering libraries in the country. The university has a National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) - one of the leading centers in the United States on the development of high-performance computing systems. Besides, UIUC is rated as one of the most "disability friendly" U.S. campuses.