University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

UIUC Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the standard college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the UIUC diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

UIUC Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign?

UIUC total enrollment is approximately 51,605 students.

32,854 are undergraduates and 11,168 are graduate students.

UIUC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UIUC undergraduate population is made up of 47% women, and 53% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UIUC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 14,007
Asian 6,250
International 4,931
Hispanic 4,229
Black or African American 2,071
Multi-Ethnic 1,107
Unknown 231
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UIUC Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 47% of full-time grad students are women, and 53% men.

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UIUC Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 5,028
White 3,842
Asian 840
Hispanic 630
Black or African American 371
Unknown 231
Multi-Ethnic 214
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UIUC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #207 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  207 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  94.14 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does UIUC Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UIUC is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UIUC is ranked 557 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  557 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  85.33 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

UIUC Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 21,285
International 11,407
Asian 8,019
Hispanic 5,358
Black or African American 2,829
Multi-Ethnic 1,477
Unknown 1,182
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 28

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 8,528
Black or African American 916
Asian 739
Multi-Ethnic 144
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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UIUC ranks 654 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  654 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  82.77 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 23,721 female students and 27,884 male students at UIUC.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UIUC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.31 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 5,653 female teachers and 5,847 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

12.83% Out of State
13.72% Out of the Country

UIUC ranks 620 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

12.83% of UIUC students come from out of state, and 13.72% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  71 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 5,639
California 278
New Jersey 78
Texas 39
New York 33

International Students at UIUC

Students from 116 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at UIUC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
61.91% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  72.57 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UIUC, 61.91% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 15,369
18-19 14,482
22-24 8,226
25-29 5,181
30-34 2,135
35 and over 2,077
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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