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Year Founded:
1867
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Public , Urban
Enrollment:
32613 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$15,074
Tuition Out of State:
$31,194
Division:
NCAA I-A
Conference:
Big Ten Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
This is the University of Illinois Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll have access to specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruitment, names of ... Read More

This is the University of Illinois Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll have access to specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are available and ways to begin the recruiting process.
University of Illinois Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you're hoping to get recruited it's important to know who to get in front of - and NCSA has got the details you need. The Graduate Asst of the University of Illinois Football program is Rob Delaney. Additional essential staff include:


  • AC (S) Gill Byrd

  • AC (DL) Austin Clark

  • Assistant Coach (Defense) Jake Ellsworth

  • Director, Football Student-Athlete Development/Recruiting Coordinator Patrick Embleton

  • Graduate Asst Zach Grant

  • Wide Receivers Andrew Hayes-Stoker

  • AC (CB) Keynodo Hudson

  • Director of Player Personnel James Kirkland

  • Director of Football Operations Tim Knox

  • Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach Bob Ligashesky

  • AC (OL) Bob McClain

  • AC (TE) Cory Patterson

  • Run Game Coordinator/Defensive Line Coach Mike Phair

  • Recruiting Asst Cameron Skelding

  • AC (OC, QB) Rod Smith

  • Head coach Lovie Smith

  • AC (LB) Miles Smith

  • Head Coach Lovie Smith



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Athletics Information
Conference:
Big Ten Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Division:
NCAA I-A
Athletic Director:
Ron Guenther
Football Coaching Staff
  • Gill Byrd AC (S)
  • Austin Clark AC (DL)
  • Rob Delaney Graduate Asst
  • Jake Ellsworth Assistant Coach (Defense)
  • Patrick Embleton Director, Football Student-Athlete Development/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Zach Grant Graduate Asst
  • Andrew Hayes-Stoker Wide Receivers
  • Keynodo Hudson AC (CB)
  • James Kirkland Director of Player Personnel
  • Tim Knox Director of Football Operations
  • Bob Ligashesky Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach
  • Bob McClain AC (OL)
  • Cory Patterson AC (TE)
  • Mike Phair Run Game Coordinator/Defensive Line Coach
  • Cameron Skelding Recruiting Asst
  • Rod Smith AC (OC, QB)
  • Lovie Smith Head coach
  • Miles Smith AC (LB)
  • Lovie Smith Head Coach
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Ice Hockey
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
N/A
Admissions Phone:
(217) 333-1000
Admissions Email:
ugradadmissions@illinois.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Least Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
January 2
Application Priority Date:
March 15 (priority)
Notification Date:
February 15
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
Yes
Early Action Closing Date:
November 1
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
No
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
0.0
Average ACT Composite:
28
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
26%
ACT 75th Percentile:
32%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
1298
Average SAT 1 Math:
700
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
597
SAT 25th Percentile:
1340%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1500%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Finance, Engineering, Social Sciences/History
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering,
  • Agricultural Business and Management,
  • Agricultural Engineering,
  • Agricultural Production Operations,
  • Agricultural Public Services,
  • Air Transportation,
  • Animal Sciences,
  • Anthropology,
  • Applied Mathematics,
  • Architecture,
  • Area Studies,
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics,
  • Athletic Training, EMT Paramedic and Treatment Professions,
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Biology, Other,
  • Biomathematics,
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Botany,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Chemistry,
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Community Organization and Advocacy,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry,
  • Curriculum and Instruction,
  • Dance,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Ecology, Marine Biology, and Oceanography,
  • Economics,
  • Education, Other,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Engineering,
  • Engineering Mechanics,
  • Engineering Physics,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Ethnic and Group Studies,
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Food Science and Technology,
  • Foundations of Education,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game/Media Design,
  • Health Services,
  • History,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Human Resources Management,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Information Science,
  • Journalism,
  • Landscape Architecture,
  • Law,
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other,
  • Legal Research,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Library Science and Administration,
  • Linguistic Studies,
  • Management Information Systems,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Marketing,
  • Materials Engineering,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mathematics and Computer Science,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Medical Preparatory Programs,
  • Microbiological Sciences,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences,
  • Nuclear Engineering,
  • Nutrition Sciences,
  • Operations Research,
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Physiology,
  • Plant Sciences,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Public Health,
  • Public Relations and Advertising,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Linguistics,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Statistics,
  • Systems Engineering,
  • Systems Science and Theory,
  • Taxation,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Teaching English or French,
  • Veterinary Biomedical Sciences,
  • Veterinary Medicine,
  • Zoology and Animal Biology,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Champaign/Urbana, Illinois
Population:
180000
Major City Closest To School:
Chicago
Distance Of Major City:
150 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Chicago
Distance To International Airport:
150 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Champaign, IL
Distance To Other Airport:
5 Miles
Location Description:

1,470-acre campus in Urbana-Champaign (population: 103,863), 130 miles from Chicago. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Chicago; airport also serves Savoy (four miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
54.33%
Female:
45.67%
African American:
5.84%
Asian American:
17.73%
Caucasian:
45.65%
Hispanic:
10.24%
International:
16.57%
Other:
0.83%
Student Faculty Ratio:
20:1
Out State Freshmen:
7%
Campus Size:
1470 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
 
Students Live On Campus:
50%
Students Live Off Campus:
50%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
75%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Single-student apartments, Married-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Special housing for international students, Cooperative housing, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
60
Number Of Sororities:
36
Join Fraternities:
21%
Join Sororities:
27%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
Yes
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
 
Financial Aid Phone:
(217) 333-0100
Financial Aid Email:
finaid@illinois.edu
Aid Notification Date:
April 1
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$15,074
Tuition Out of State:
$31,194
Room & Board:
$11,308
Average Debt On Graduation:
$19,378
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$25,307
FTU : $18,411
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :46
FTU : 223
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$3,069
FTU : $3,046
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,851
FTU : $4,425
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$4,982
FTU : $5,050
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$11,052
FTU : $9,868
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$13,146
FTU : $12,076
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :71%
FTU : 69%

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