Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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


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University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign is ranked 30 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 98 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 21%
Applicants who took ACT 85%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+22%
600-69946%
600+69%

SAT Math Score

700+78%
600-69915%
600+93%

ACT Score

30-3643%
24-2945%
24+88%

Students applied38,093
Students admitted22,881
Admission rate60%

Students per faculty20

4-year graduation rate70%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$12,036
Fees$3,832
Room and board$11,308
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$28,376

Cost after need-based aid$14,132
Cost after non-need-based aid$23,136

Average debt at graduation$25,222

Out of State

Tuition$28,156
Fees$3,832
Room and board$11,308
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$44,496

Cost after need-based aid$30,252
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,256

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$57,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met65%
Average need-based aid$14,244
Average non-need-based aid$5,240

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment33,932

Full-Time

Men17,767
Women14,773

Part-Time

Men903
Women489

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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