The College of Engineering at Illinois is among the world’s most prestigious and largest engineering institutions, with undergraduate and graduate programs rated among the top five nationally. Nearly 7,400 undergraduates and more than 2,700 graduate students are divided within 12 specialized departments. The breadth and scope of research activities are enormous–more than $220 million funding more than 2,000 projects by some 650 researchers and thousands of graduate and undergraduate students. In addition to long-standing leadership in traditional engineering specialties, they are pioneering new areas such as nanotechnology, bioengineering, trusted computer systems, novel materials, and much more. Learn more