University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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Group.png University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign  
University of Illinois seal.png
MottoLearning and Labor
Type• Public
• flagship
• Land-grant
• Sea-grant
• Space-grant
Other nameFighting Illini
Big and prestigious public university in Illinois

See also the University of Illinois system

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. It is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system and was founded in 1867. Enrolling over 56,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the University of Illinois is one of the largest public universities by enrollment in the nation.

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Association of American Universities, and has been listed as a "Public Ivy" in The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities (2001) by Howard and Matthew Greene.[1] In fiscal year 2019, research expenditures at Illinois totaled $652 million.[2]


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