Campus & Community

Campus

Since its founding in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has steadily gained in stature and is recognized as one of the leading universities in the world. The university is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Campus enrollment is comprised of more than 44,000 students from over 120 countries.

Champaign-Urbana

The twin cities Champaign and Urbana are located in east central Illinois, with a combined population of over 125,000. Champaign and Urbana is a micro-urban community that enjoys the benefits of the big city with the charm of a small town.