University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Football

Men's Football

  • Division I - FBS
  • Big Ten Conference

School Information

Undergraduate Population :
Tuition :
Tuition Category :
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price :
Classroom Ratio :
19 to 1
Campus Setting :
City: Small
Selectivity :
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus :
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options :
  • Apartment Married
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Frat Sorority
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required :
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid :
Academics :
Top 3 Majors :
  • Accounting
  • Psychology, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Majors and Degrees

Major Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Communication/Journalism 14
Agricultural Economics 206
Agronomy and Crop Science 34
Animal Sciences, General 142
Food Science 119
Horticultural Science 2
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 107
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 32
Landscape Architecture 14
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 4
Area Studies, Other 65
East Asian Studies 14
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 4
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 3
Latin American Studies 1
Russian Studies 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 18
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 173
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 2
Biophysics 0
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 370
Ecology 0
Physiology, General 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 459
Actuarial Science 94
Business Administration and Management, General 0
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 39
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 0
Finance, General 207
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 42
Management Information Systems, General 31
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 101
Operations Management and Supervision 16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 210
Broadcast Journalism 45
Communication, General 275
Journalism 41
Mass Communication/Media Studies 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 1
Computer Science 274
Agricultural Teacher Education 22
Art Teacher Education 10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 9
Education, General 0
Education, Other 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 81
Foreign Language Teacher Education 0
French Language Teacher Education 2
German Language Teacher Education 0
Latin Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 26
Spanish Language Teacher Education 9
Special Education and Teaching, General 26
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 80
Agricultural Engineering 134
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 58
Chemical Engineering 159
Civil Engineering, General 195
Computer Engineering, General 182
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 266
Engineering Mechanics 17
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 61
Engineering, General 72
Industrial Engineering 72
Materials Engineering 107
Mechanical Engineering 205
Nuclear Engineering 30
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 122
Rhetoric and Composition 33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General 61
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
Comparative Literature 1
French Language and Literature 5
German Language and Literature 8
Italian Language and Literature 1
Linguistics 15
Portuguese Language and Literature 0
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
Spanish Language and Literature 38
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 0
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 87
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 276
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 62
Pre-Veterinary Studies 0
History, General 77
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 15
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 117
Statistics, General 62
Statistics, Other 8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science 22
Systems Science and Theory 54
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 64
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 199
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 122
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 14
Religion/Religious Studies 4
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 8
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 27
Chemistry, General 123
Geology/Earth Science, General 18
Physics, General 71
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 6
Psychology, General 430
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 54
Social Sciences
Anthropology 47
Economics, General 314
Geography 8
Political Science and Government, General 201
Sociology 53
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 4
Dance, General 8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 31
Graphic Design 24
Industrial and Product Design 35
Intermedia/Multimedia 7
Jazz/Jazz Studies 3
Music History, Literature, and Theory 0
Music Performance, General 16
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music, General 10
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 0
Painting 9
Photography 9
Sculpture 3
Voice and Opera 4

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Sparks gives you the edge you need to navigate the recruiting process and make smart choices for academic, athletic, and personal growth.
Beyond school lists and timelines, Sparks clients work with their college counselor to:

  • Achieve north of 90% first choice admit rates on average
  • Identifying what college coaches are looking for in recruiting materials
  • Understanding the complex differences between each division in college football
  • Save time and money by channeling resources into the best academic and athletic fit
  • Eliminate stress and uncertainty at every milestone

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