About The University of Illinois
The University of Illinois is the state's most prestigious and comprehensive public university. The three distinct campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Springfield and Chicago serve the people of Illinois through a shared commitment to excellence in teaching, research, public service and economic development.
Through online education, the University seeks to expand its mission of transforming lives and serving society by focusing on innovation, superior instruction, service, and accessibility. Online degrees, certificates, and individual courses offered by the three campuses expand educational opportunities for residents of the state of Illinois and beyond. All our online programs are developed by world-class University of Illinois faculty, who are leaders in their fields of study.
All U of I campuses award degrees under their individual accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our online degree programs are covered by the same accreditation. Upon completion of an online degree program, you will earn your degree from the fully accredited University of Illinois.