University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Continente:
North America
Country:
United States of America United States of America
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 2019
World University Rankings 41 44 46 36 48 45 39 57 64 61 72 67 81

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 18 18 20 18 12 18 20 21 20 23 24 25
Engineering 8 7 8 8 8 9 13 13 22 29 37 48
Life Sciences 100 99 91 116 104 102 115 110 115 104 110 115
Medicine - - 274 292 287 289 - 289 270 281 301-350 301-350
Natural Sciences 21 22 17 22 22 19 26 26 28 34 31 33
Social Sciences 33 37 39 52 36 39 64 69 60 62 67 73

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 14 12 14 14 14 12 11 22 23
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 47
Chemical Engineering 36 36 46 49 51 54 69 82 112 96
Chemistry 12 13 19 24 29 28 28 40 42 46
Civil Engineering 22 14 8 15 15 17 29 43 50 56
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 351-400
Computer Science 5 10 10 7 10 11 13 19 31 45
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 51
Electrical Engineering 8 9 10 9 12 15 17 25 31 48
Environment / Ecology - 36 32 37 36 37 46 49 44 49
Geosciences 53 61 61 63 76 75 81 80 79 75
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 278
Materials Science 19 21 17 21 26 25 29 39 45 54
Mathematics 23 32 21 21 34 42 26 28 42 42
Mechanical Engineering 3 2 7 6 7 5 11 19 26 31
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 62
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 121
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 127
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 239 229 265 - 282 301-350 301-350 301-350
Physics 26 28 21 18 27 26 22 25 23 30
Plant & Animal Science - 26 22 24 28 28 27 25 28 27
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 68
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 87
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 40