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Q:   What is the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign cost of living?


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign cost of living for international students is inclusive of accommodation facilities, room and board, transportation, personal expenses and more. For Indian students, the total amount sums upto be around INR 15.3L.

ParticularsCost of LivingCost in INR
Food & HousingUSD 14,522INR 12L
Books & SuppliesUSD 1,200INR 1L
Other ExpensesUSD 2,840INR 2.3L
TOTALUSD 18,562INR 15.3L

Conversion Used: 1 USD = INR 82.90


Q:   How is life in the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign?


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is home away from home for all the students studying in the university. It is a very diverse and inclusive university, which offers a welcoming and vibrant environment to the international students willing to pursue their higher studies in USA. Attending the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is one of the best experiences. Some of the facilities provided on campus include furnished accommodation facilities with a variety of amenities, meals, cafés, convenience shops, food courts, libraries, student organizations and support services, and a variety of events, clubs to participate in.

Also, UIUC offers a variety of Student Organizations & Unions for candidates to join. Mentioned below are the facilities which make the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign an ideal study abroad option:

  • Student Union: With more than 800 registered students, the UIUC student union give them the opportunity to explore interests, network, learn about careers, find/develop a hobby, meet and befriend new people, join organizations, and contribute to their college life.
  • Housing: Students can live on-campus, that too in affordable prices.
  • Career Services: A variety of career services are offered to UIUC students such as resume building, interview preparations, mock interview sessions, feedback sessions, part-time job opportunites, help in securing jobs, and more.

Q:   Is the UIUC gym free?


Yes, the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign gym is free for all the students enrolled in full-time courses at the university. Also, students must pay the Student Service Fee in order to get access to all the recreational facilities available on-campus. Some other amenities include multi-purpose room, sports hall, squash courts, athletics track, hockey ground, cricket ground, tennis ground, and more.


Q:   What are some helpful tips for students starting their first semester in UIUC?


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is one of the best universities in USA and students across the world desire to study here. Listed below are some helpful tips for students starting their first semester in UIUC:

  • Academic Routine: Build a practical routine for studies and make use of the academic resources offered by UIUC.
  • Connect with Faculty: Students must build a healthy relationship with professors and is helpful with studies as well as job opportunities.
  • Co-curricular Activities: Participate in events, clubs, trips, community organisation, volunteering and more.
  • Gym & Fitness: Fitness freaks can make use of the equipments at UIUC in order to build a healthy routine for themselves.
  • Planning Finances: Since studying abroad is expensive, students must plan their budget and invest/spend their money mindfully while studying in UIUC.

Q:   How many international students study in UIUC?


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign houses a total of over 55,000 students. Out of these, graduates are close to 20,000 and undergraduates are more than 35,000 in number. International students represent 123 countries around the globe and contribute more than 10,000 to the total student population of UIUC.



Total Students

55,500 (approx)

Undergraduate Students

35,000 (approx)

Graduate Students

20,500 (approx)

Nationalities Represented




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Anushree Sinha

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Anushree is a Graduate in Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and takes keen interest in content creation. She has affinity for writing and travelling around the world takes the top spot on her bucket list. Bringing out the creativ...Read Full Bio