By the Numbers

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ranks high among our international peers. At Illinois International, we measure success by the strength of our units, centers, and programs and their impact on the constituencies they serve.

Global Rankings

#1

Among public institutions for number of international students enrolled at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign by Open Doors

#22

Among the top universities in the world according to the Center for World University Rankings

28th

Among all national institutions for number of students studying abroad by Open Doors

34th

Most prestigious university of 2016 among national and international institutions by Times Higher Education: World University Rankings


Illinois International Impact

100

Study abroad programs in 45 countries are operated by Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange

400

Inter-institutional agreements around the world managed by Global Relations

7,500

Business leaders, scientists, government officials, bank executives, and academics have participated in customized programs with Global Education and Training

12,500

International students, faculty, staff, and scholars have access to advising, immigration services, programming, advocacy, and outreach activities from International Student and Scholar Services

$380,000

Awarded in study abroad scholarships and international research fellowships by Illinois International each year


Community Impact

8th

Among the top 10 most culturally dynamic universities by College Magazine

600

Faculty across departments and disciplines are affiliated with one or more of the international area studies centers

50,000

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign alumni are currently working abroad in more than 170 countries

50,000

Artifacts from six continents and throughout human history are located in the William R. and Clarice V. Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

2M

Volumes in over 150 languages available in the International and Area Studies Library

$500M

Contributed by international students to the campus and local economics of Urbana and Champaign, supporting more than 7,000 jobs

$640M

Total research and development expenditures (Cost share and unreimbursed F&A included) each year, according to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research