With an acceptance rate of 59% in the fall of 2019, the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign admissions are moderately selective. A total of 43, 509 applicants applied for admissions this semester with an enrollment rate of 30%.
The university offers 150 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate programs in the fields of Accountancy, Agriculture, Art, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, English, Finance, History, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Physics, etc.
The middle 50% of the admitted students had an SAT or ACT score of 1210 - 1470 and 26 - 32 respectively. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for graduate admissions.
|Application Portal||Coalition Application/MyIllini application (Undergraduate Applicant)|
Online Graduate Portal (Graduate Applicant)
|Application Fee||75 USD (International Undergraduate Applicant);|
90 USD (International Graduate Applicant)
|SAT Score (Middle 50%)||1400-1530|
|ACT Score (Middle 50%)||26-32|
|Mode of Payment||Visa/MasterCard Credit Card|
|Academic Calendar||Semester Based|
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Spring, and Summer|
|Work Experience||Required for certain graduate programs|
|Financial Aid||Scholarship, Grants, and Loans|
|International Student Helpdeskfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Applicants are requested to submit their applications and all the required transcripts or documents prior to the deadlines for them to be considered for admissions. Deadlines for the graduate admissions vary with the programs. Applicants must check the program-specific application deadline before applying.
Here are the deadlines for the undergraduate courses:
|Early Action||November 15|
|Admission Notification||Mid- February|
|Honors and Scholarship Notification||April 1|
It accepts international applicants provided they meet the minimum eligibility criteria and submit the required documents. Applications must be submitted before the deadlines to be considered for admissions.
Admission Requirements: International applicants must satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for the University of Illinois admissions-
There may be some additional requirements for certain programs:
International applicants with a native language other than English are required to demonstrate English Language Proficiency to study in the USA. Applicants must check the program-specific requirements. The minimum required English Language Test scores for most of the programs are:
|Test||Minimum for Limited Status Admission||Minimum for Full Status Admission|
|Duolingo English Test||105||125|
International applicants need to apply for an F1 or J1 student visa to study in the USA. Accepted students will be issued an I -20 form by the University of Illinois. Applicants are then required to pay the SEVIS Fee and apply for a student visa at the US embassy at their place of permanent residence.
Documents required for visa application are:
Once done with all the formalities, schedule and attend the visa interview.
It offers more than 150 undergraduate programs in the fields of Accountancy, Agriculture, Art, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, English, Finance, History, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Physics, etc.
Application Portal: Coalition Application or Myillini Application
Application Fee: 50 USD
Admission Requirements: Applicants must satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for the University of Illinois undergraduate admissions-
Test Profile of admitted students in the fall of 2019:
|Test Scores||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|
|SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||600||700|
It offers more than 100 graduate programs in the fields of Accountancy, Agriculture, Art, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, etc. Admission requirements may vary with the programs. Applicants must check the program-specific requirements.
Application Portal: Graduate Application Portal
Application Fee: 70 USD
Admission Requirements: The program-specific requirements of certain master’s degrees offered by the University of Illinois are tabulated below:
|Requirements||MBA||MS in Computer Science||MS in Journalism||MA in English||MS in Architectural Studies|
|Deadlines||May 30 (Fall)||December 15th (Fall)||October 1 (Spring)|
January 15 (Fall )
|December 2 (Fall)||January 15 (Fall)|
|GRE/GMAT||GMAT||GRE (Optional)||GRE (If minimum education qualifications are not met)||GRE||GRE|
|Letter of Recommendation||Required (2 letters)||Not Required||Required||Required||Required (3 Letters)|
|Professional CV/ Resume||Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required||Required|
|Additional Requirements||-||Pre-requisite courses in Computer Science||Personal Interview; Writing Sample||Writing Sample||Portfolio, Relevant Professional Work Experience|
The University of Illinois does a holistic review of applications. International applicants are advised to apply ten months prior to the application deadlines. Applicants can track the application status through the student application portal.
Ques. What does it mean to self-report my courses?
Ans. On the application for admission, you’ll be asked to enter your courses and grades for years 9 to 11 as they appear on your official high school transcript. You’ll also be asked to enter your courses in progress for year 12.
Ques. What are the various test scores accepted by the University of Illinois as a proof of English Language Proficiency?
Ans. University of Illinois accepts TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo English test scores as proof of English Language Proficiency.
Ques. When can I expect the final decision regarding my admission to the University of Illinois?
Ans. After applying, it may take up to 3 to 4 weeks for the successful processing of application and arrival of decision. Students are notified about the admission decision via email.
Ques. I'm an international applicant. Is there a separate application for me?
Ans. No, there is not a separate application or process for international applicants.