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College is an investment. At Illinois we understand this and prepare our students for the highest level of success and the largest return.

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#1 return on investment in the Big Ten


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14,000+ job interviews on campus

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4,900 unique employers recruiting on campus

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89% of Illini employed or continuing education within 6 months of graduation

(U.S. Department of Education)

2nd highest average early and mid-career salaries in the Big Ten


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470,000+ living alumni, one of the largest networks worldwide