College Factual began producing its annual Best Quality Schools rankings as a means to assist students in finding top-quality graduate colleges and universities that are invested in preparing their students for their future endeavors. Factors that go into these rankings include how much money students make after graduation, the number of FTE students per instructor, and how much debt students take on to attend the school.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign landed the #31 spot in College Factual's 2023 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking out of a pool of 1151 colleges and universities that were eligible for this year's ranking. So, the school sits firmly among the Top 5% of colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to overall quality. For this achievement, UIUC received one of this year's Best Master's Schools badges.
For the Best Master's Degree Schools in Illinois, UIUC came in at #3.
There were 676 college and universities analyzed in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking, and UIUC took the #34 spot on the list. This places the school in the Top 10% of the country for overall quality. Because of its high ranking, UIUC won the Best Doctorate Schools badge this year.
In addition, UIUC took the #3 spot for Best Doctorate Degree Schools in Illinois.
The total graduate student population at UIUC is made up of 44.6% women and 55.4% men. Note that these percentages may differ for certain degree programs.
Racial-ethnic minorities* make up 24.1% of the graduate student population at UIUC. Americans aren't the only ones who appreciate the graduate programs at UIUC. Around 30.0% of graduate students are international. The chart below shows the breakdown of graduate student demographics at the school. You can click on it for a more detailed view.
The average tuition and fees for graduate students is shown below.
The average early-career salary for master's degree recipients from UIUC is $64,936. Chalk that up in the win column since that salary is 11% higher than the national average of $58,425.
Graduate students earning a doctorate degree from UIUC enter careers with an average starting salary of $75,425. That's roughly the same as the countrywide average of $75,260.
Get more details about the location of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Contact details for UIUC are given below.
|Address:||601 E John Street, Champaign, IL 61820-5711|
During the 2019-2020 academic year, 90.2% of the graduate students at UIUC took at least one online course. Roughly 59.7% of all grad students took courses exclusively online.
The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.
|Master’s Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering||37|
|Architectural Sciences & Technology||70|
|Astronomy & Astrophysics||1|
|Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology||6|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||11|
|Business Administration & Management||1,079|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||7|
|Child Development & Psychology||26|
|Classical Languages & Literature||1|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||1|
|Communication & Media Studies||11|
|Community Organization & Advocacy||2|
|Curriculum & Instruction||30|
|Drama & Theater Arts||8|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||1|
|Fine & Studio Arts||22|
|Food Science Technology||43|
|General English Literature||4|
|Geography & Cartography||11|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||4|
|Health & Physical Education||12|
|Human Resource Management||125|
|Legal Professions (Other)||1|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||24|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||429|
|Microbiological Sciences & Immunology||2|
|Natural Resources Conservation||15|
|Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||41|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||3|
|Political Science & Government||2|
|Public Relations & Advertising||25|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||10|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||43|
|Teaching English or French||10|
Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.
|Doctorate Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering||12|
|Architectural Sciences & Technology||2|
|Astronomy & Astrophysics||5|
|Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology||5|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||11|
|Business Administration & Management||4|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||9|
|Child Development & Psychology||13|
|Communication & Media Studies||8|
|Community Organization & Advocacy||3|
|Curriculum & Instruction||10|
|Drama & Theater Arts||2|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||3|
|Fine & Studio Arts||2|
|Food Science Technology||5|
|General English Literature||9|
|Geography & Cartography||4|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||8|
|Health & Physical Education||3|
|Human Resource Management||1|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||5|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||2|
|Microbiological Sciences & Immunology||11|
|Natural Resources Conservation||8|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||7|
|Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||2|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||3|
|Political Science & Government||7|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||2|
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.