Students are the heart and soul of Illinois at the Urbana campus. The largest demographic on campus, our students come from all 50 states and thousands hail from 100+ countries around the world. They are first-in-family; they are veterans; they are children and grandchildren of past Illini. When they graduate they join over 400,000 alumni in all walks of life, from Fortune 500 companies to start ups to social justice organizations. They choose from 4,000+ courses, 400+ study abroad programs in 60+ countries, participate in 1,000+ student clubs and organizations, belong to 97 greek chapters which commit to at least one philanthropic endeavor which gives back to local communities.