Both Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Northwestern University are consistently ranked among the top schools in the country. Other prominent research universities include The University of Chicago and University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign.What is University of Illinois known for?
The flagship campus of the University of Illinois system spans the twin cities of Urbana and Champaign. UIUC consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country. The school boasts over 47,000 students and 150 different majors, and is well known for its outstanding engineering and science programs .