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Applying to Illinois for Graduate Admission

Welcome! We are delighted you are considering pursuing graduate studies at the University of Illinois.

Before Beginning the Application Process

New Illinois Graduate Applicants

Click the Apply Now button below to start your graduate online application! Remember that not all programs offer admission to all terms. Please check with your proposed program of study office for term availability and deadline information.



Returning Illinois Graduate Students

If you have previously enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and wish to return to the Graduate College, please review our re-entry instructions.

Current Illinois Graduate Students

If you are a current graduate student wishing to change your major degree program, please review our curriculum change and transfer of credit instructions.

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The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available. This report includes statistics from the previous three years concerning reported crime that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus and statistics for fires in on-campus student housing. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and other safety information along with fire safety policies and procedures. You may obtain a hard copy of this report by contacting the Division of Public Safety or by accessing the following website: