Office for University Relations

The higher education leader in the state of Illinois

 

The University of Illinois is the state's best and most comprehensive public university. The three distinct campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield serve the people of Illinois through a shared commitment to our missions of excellence in teaching, research, public service and economic development. Online classes offered by the three campuses expand educational opportunities for residents of the state of Illinois and beyond.

The University of Illinois is the leading provider of higher education in the state of Illinois. Citizens of the state, the nation and the world come to the three campuses of the University of Illinois to learn and to conduct research.

More than 77,400 students attend classes on the three Illinois campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield, online, or at satellite sites across the state.

The campuses in Urbana-Champaign and Chicago are comprehensive research universities that advance knowledge and understanding. Each ranks in the top 50 universities nationally for research and development dollars spent in science and engineering. The Springfield campus offers an intimate liberal arts experience with an emphasis on public affairs.

Distinctive but equally committed to excellence, the three campuses aspire to brilliance in teaching, research, public service and economic development. Each is best in class.

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