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Gies College of Business

Urbana-Champaign, United States

Public

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is followed by names such as U of I, Illinois University or the University of Illinois. It is a well-known public research university and it is located in the cities of Urbana and Champaign in the US. It was established in the year 1867 and is also a member of the Association of American Universities. It is also classified as the Doctoral Universities under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education signifying its research activity. The library of the University of Illinois holds the title of being the second-largest in the US after Harvard University. It has no religious affiliation. This university has a very large enrollment of 33,000 undergraduate students. The major subjects hosted by this university include Economics, Accounting, Experimental Psychology, and Research. The other possession includes 650 buildings as well. This university also operates the startup companies and multinational corporations. Major among them are Abbott, Caterpillar, Capital One, Dow, Yahoo, and many others. In October 2018, around 30 Nobel laureates, 2 Turing award winners and one Fields medalist were given the affiliation from this university as alumni, researchers and faculty members. In the field of research and science, this university is considered a world leader. This university follows a semester-based academic calendar for the studies. It also boasts the largest Greek systems in the country and more than a quarter of students are involved in it. Another interesting fact is that the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert and Steve Chan who is the co-founder of YouTube is also the notable alumni of this university.
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