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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign review: 52 facts and highlights

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Why is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign better than the average?

  • Library collection
    6501000vs4947128.46
  • Number of partner universities
    350vs211.24
  • U.S. News rank
    56vs145.28
  • Nobel laureats staff
    13vs6.86
  • Nobel laureats alumni
    11vs5.78
  • Position on Times Higher Education ranking
    33vs125.55
  • ARWU rank
    25vs143.19
  • Enrolled students
    44520vs28141.11

Key facts and rankings

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General info

1.year established

1867

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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1096

2.number of partner universities

350

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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914

3.academic staff

1851

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

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10186

4.extracurricular activities

1046

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Pennsylvania State University

1200

5.alumni network

425000

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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University of Illinois at Chicago

600000

6.endowment

1.6$ billion

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Harvard University

32$ billion

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Admissions

1.enrolled students

44520

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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University of Rome La Sapienza

128963

2.admission rate

68%

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Aarhus University

3.3%

3.undergraduate students

31932

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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108648

4.graduate students

10673

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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University of Barcelona

36036

5.percentage of female students

46%

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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United Arab Emirates University

75.7%

6.enrolled international students

19%

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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London School of Economics

52%

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Facilities

1.cost of room and board

10332$

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Bauman Moscow State Technical University

0$

2.library collection

6501000

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Australian National University

65500000

3.medical facilities

2

Source: university's official website, 2018.

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University of California, San Francisco

34

4.sports facilities

6

Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Texas A&M University

30

5.campus size

5.94km²

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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200km²

6.Has a museum
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Rankings

1.U.S. News rank

56

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2018.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1

2.position on Times Higher Education ranking

33

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

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California Institute of Technology

1

3.ARWU rank

25

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2018.

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Harvard University

1

4.Forbes rank

53

According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2018.

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Stanford University

1

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Honors

1.Nobel laureats staff

13

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2018.

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Harvard University

66

2.Nobel laureats alumni

11

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2018.

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University of Cambridge

78

3.Rhodes scholars

1

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Harvard University

332

4.Pulitzer Prize winners

20

The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2018.

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Yale University

56

5.Academy Awards winners

1

The Academy Awards, now officially known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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New York University

31

6.Turing Award winners

2

The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The Turing Award is recognized as the highest distinction in Computer science and Nobel Prize of computing. Source: ACM A.M. Turing's website, 2018.

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Stanford University

28

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Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

14960$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Aarhus University

0$

2.tuition fees per year for international students

28556$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Weizmann Institute of Science

0$

3.grants per year per student

11274$

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Dartmouth College

61398$

4.tuition fee growth rate

1.7%

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

Best

University of Heidelberg

-100%

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