The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862. The university was originally called the Illinois Industrial University when it was founded in 1867. It was renamed the University of Illinois in 1885. The university is in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in east-central Illinois.
UI Urbana-Champaign awards bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates from the following colleges and schools:
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
College of Applied Health Sciences
College of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Fine and Applied Arts
School of Labor and Employment Relations
College of Law
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
School of Information Sciences
College of Media
College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign
School of Social Work
College of Veterinary Medicine
Online degrees at all levels are also available through Illinois Online.
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