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When you radically rethink potential, the impossible is made possible every day - in a thriving, micro-urban community; in the heart of a big city; and in the state capital.

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WE'RE ON A MISSION TO MOVE ILLINOIS FORWARD

Through exploration, collaboration, and innovation, we combine the strengths of three universities to fuel a better future for us all.

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BREAKTHROUGH RESEARCH

We pioneer innovation across countless fields of study to solve society's biggest challenges and foster economic growth for the state of Illinois.

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Affordable Education

We are continuously improving opportunities for our diverse population to access an affordable, world-class education at our three universities.

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Strengthening our Economy

Whether it's creating jobs, innovating businesses, or offering professional training programs, we continue to bolster our state's economy for the good of every citizen.

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Excellence Beyond Education

Record high enrollment for seven straight years. A statewide innovation network. A better approach to healthcare. We are making great strides to secure a future of prosperity for our state and the people who make it thrive.

Academic Excellence

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders

Offering hundreds of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, our world-class faculty take pride in educating and mentoring the leaders of tomorrow.

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Research and Discovery

Solving Real-World Problems

Fueled by countless supporters and driven by the most talented individuals, we pioneer groundbreaking research to uncover sustainable global solutions.

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Public Engagement

Enriching Local Communities

From public libraries and art galleries to giving blood and addressing food insecurity, we are dedicated to serving the needs of people in every corner of Illinois.

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Economic Development

Investing in Our State

Through partnerships with industry leaders and community stakeholders, we are driving job creation and workforce development throughout Illinois.

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Healthcare

Advancing Healthcare

From educating future medical professionals to advancing medicine, we are building a better approach to healthcare - one that serves the public good.

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Illinois Connection Advocacy Network

Support the University of Illinois System and its mission to gain greater federal and state support for our three universities - become an Illinois Connection Advocate today.

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Three Universities. One System.

Combined, our three universities and healthcare enterprise bring resources, capabilities, and drive that are greater than the sum of their parts - it is altogether extraordinary.

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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Top 20 U.S. public research, land-grant university.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago's most diverse and only public research university.

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The University of Illinois at Springfield

The #1 public regional university in Illinois.