University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Continente: North America

Country: United States

Address: 61801, 901 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801, United States

Web Site: www.illinois.edu



About University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign:

The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System. Founded in 1867 as a land-grant institution, its campus is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a member of the Association of American Universities and is classified as a R1 Doctoral Research University under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which denotes the highest research activity. In fiscal year 2017, research expenditures at Illinois totaled $642 million. The campus library system possesses the second-largest university library in the United States by holdings after Harvard University. The university also hosts the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and is home to the fastest supercomputer on a university campus. The university contains 16 schools and colleges and offers more than 150 undergraduates and over 100 graduate programs of study. The university holds 651 buildings on 6,370 acres (2,578 ha) and its annual operating budget in 2016 was over $2 billion. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign also operates a Research Park home to innovation centers for over 90 start-up companies and multinational corporations, including Abbott, AbbVie, Caterpillar, Capital One, Dow, State Farm, and Yahoo, among others. As of 2017, 30 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university as alumni, faculty members, or researchers.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 41 44 46 36 48 45 39 57 64 61 72 67

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 18 18 20 18 12 18 20 21 20 23 24
Engineering - 8 7 8 8 8 9 13 13 22 29 37
Life Sciences - 100 99 91 116 104 102 115 110 115 104 110
Clinical Medicine - - - 274 292 287 289 - 289 270 281 301-350
Natural Sciences - 21 22 17 22 22 19 26 26 28 34 31
Social Sciences - 33 37 39 52 36 39 64 69 60 62 67

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 14 12 14 14 14 12 11 22
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 36 36 46 49 51 54 69 82 112
Chemistry - - - 12 13 19 24 29 28 28 40 42
Civil Engineering - - - 22 14 8 15 15 17 29 43 50
Computer Science - - - 5 10 10 7 10 11 13 19 31
Electrical Engineering - - - 8 9 10 9 12 15 17 25 31
Environment / Ecology - - - - 36 32 37 36 37 46 49 44
Geosciences - - - 53 61 61 63 76 75 81 80 79
Materials Science - - - 19 21 17 21 26 25 29 39 45
Mathematics - - - 23 32 21 21 34 42 26 28 42
Mechanical Engineering - - - 3 2 7 6 7 5 11 19 26
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 239 229 265 - 282 301-350 301-350
Physics - - - 26 28 21 18 27 26 22 25 23
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 26 22 24 28 28 27 25 28