Why ECE at Illinois?


Illinois ECE is built on philosophy that emphasizes both a solid engineering foundation and hands-on learning. Check out our courses to see how your interests and talents fit with what our program has to offer.

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Cost Comparison

An engineering degree at the University of Illinois is a great value. Learn more about how the cost of an Illinois ECE degree stacks up to other prestigious programs in the United States.

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Student Organizations

Our students have an amazing range of interests, and love to get involved. Our student organizations offer a range of opportunities for you to pursue your passions.

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 MS and PhD students have the opportunity to work with faculty members whose research interests cover a broad range of topics. Undergraduates can also find plenty of opportunities to participate in research at Illinois ECE.

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Rankings & Statistics

Illinois ECE is consistently ranked among the top engineering programs in the world, with a reputation for excellence in education and research.

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Honors Program

You‘ll have plenty of opportunities to excel at Illinois ECE, with honors programs within our department, the College of Engineering, and the Illinois campus as a whole.

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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

Each year, Illinois ECE presents thousands of dollars in scholarships, fellowships and awards to our students. Generous donations make these awards possible, and they serve to support our students throughout their time in ECE.

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Study Abroad

Studying at Illinois ECE will broaden your worldview - and that's especially true for our students who study abroad. It's easy to fit an international experience into your time in Illinois ECE.

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Salary Averages

A degree Illinois ECE will prepare you to achieve your professional dreams, whatever they may be. Our graduates consistently earn more than the national average.

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