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College can be expensive, but an Illinois degree means something special. It's why we're ranked among the top universities in the nation for what we do.

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16,000+ job interviews on campus

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5,000 unique employers recruiting on campus

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450,000+ living alumni, one of the largest networks worldwide

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


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#1 return on investment in the Midwest

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One of 15 public, 4-year colleges with high graduation rates leading to high incomes

(U.S. Department of Education)