At Illinois, we measure success by the impact our students, faculty, and alumni have in the world.
Our focus is on providing transformational learning experiences – in the classroom and out of it. And when you do this for more than 150 years, people take notice.
U.S. News & World Report Rankings
The 2023-24 U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges rankings rated Illinois as the number 12 public university and the number 35 national university.
U.S. News & World Report's graduate and undergraduate rankings
- 1 The graduate program in library and information science at the School of Information Sciences is ranked 1st in the nation.
- 2 & 3 The Department of Accounting ranks 2nd in undergraduate programs and 3rd in graduate programs.
- 2 & 3 Campus ranks 2nd in undergraduate and 3rd in graduate civil engineering programs.
- 2 The campus ranks 2nd in undergraduate and graduate materials engineering.
- 5 & 11 The Grainger College of Engineering is ranked 5th in undergraduate and 11th in graduate programs nationally.
Unless noted otherwise, these represent the most recent information available.
U.S. News Historical Ranking Downloads
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