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University of Illinois at Urbana — Champaign (Champaign, IL)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 24%
Applicants who took ACT: 82%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 20%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 65%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 19%
SAT I Math score 700+: 76%
SAT I Math score 600+: 94%
ACT score 24-29: 46%
ACT score 30-36: 44%
ACT score 24+: 89%
Students applied: 34,277
Students admitted: 22,471
Admission rate: 66%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 71%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 33,118
Full-time enrolled men: 17,540
Full-time enrolled women: 14,199
Part-time enrolled men: 939
Part-time enrolled women: 440
Freshmen retained: 93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $12,036
Fees (in state): $3,662
Tuition (out of state): $27,658
Fees (out of state): $3,662
Room and board: $11,308
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $28,206
Total cost (out of state): $43,828
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,504
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$23,223
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,126
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,845
Average debt at graduation: $25,448

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 64%
Average need-based aid: $13,702
Average non-need-based aid: $4,983

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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