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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
  • Graduate College
  • 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.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission