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About the University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is located in Urbana, Illinois. The University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign has a student body of 74.2% domestic students and 25.8% international students. 

  • Let us answer your curiosity about securing university dorms

    • Does the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign provide on-campus student rooms? 

Yes, the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign has on-campus student accommodation options, but they are subject to availability as there is a large demand for them. 

  • What is the best month to secure a University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign student dorm?   

    • Early February to mid-March: This time frame has the highest availability of student accommodation and is usually when the best options are booked. It will help to start looking before this time frame by two to three months to get the maximum number of options. 

    • July to August: If, for any reason, you are unable to book during February and March, you can still find options at this time frame due to cancellations and re-assignments. 

    • April to June and late August to September: These have the lowest availability; applications in these time frames fill up quickly.

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign dorm allotment priority is based on the following:  

    • Highest Priority Category: early applicants, freshmen, students at specific programmes, and students with documented disabilities. 

    • Medium Priority: international students and returning students. 

    • Lowest priority: First Come, First Served

  • Can a student make an advance booking without a university offer letter? 

    • You’ll most likely need a university letter to book an on-campus student housing. Applications generally open after university offer letters are received.

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign student dorms average rent of $4,750-$8,520+ /semester. Which generally includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, security, and shared building amenities.

  • Expect additional costs other than the University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign on-campus rent, apart from services such as

    • Meals plans (if unavailable, call 211 to find Food banks nearby for free or lowest-priced groceries.)

    • Refundable damage deposit.

    • Bicycle parking / discounted Bus pass to campus.

    • Laundry services.

  • Other Campuses of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign:

    • University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)

    • University of Illinois Springfield (UIS)

University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign off-campus student housing options 


There are two types of off-campus housing options available. They are a bit expensive as compared to university dorms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, and modern amenities. 

  • Type 1: purpose-built off-campus student housing: Avg prices for University Of Illinois At Urbana ChampaignPBSA/dormitory options: US$500–US$1200/month 

    • Maintained and handled by some private, leading student housing providers.

    • Only students can apply for off-campus housing.

    • Early-bird (advance) student room bookings without a university offer letter are applicable in many housing units with a few T&Cs applied; read carefully before booking.

    • Generally, flexible tenancy has 3, 6, and 12-month-based bookings.

    • Check out our website or contact our staff for any University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign PBSA updates.

  • Type 2: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign student apartments (Private Options): AVG prices are US$700-US$2500+/month

    • Maintained and handled by individual landlords.

    • Students and their families can book a room. Number of occupants: T&C applied.

    • Advance student room bookings without a university offer letter are applicable in many housing units with a few T&Cs applied; read carefully before booking.

    • Generally, flexible tenancies have weekly, monthly, and semester-based bookings.

    • Contact our helpful staff and keep track of our website for any updates regarding private student apartments for rent.

We suggest checking cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts. 

Popular student areas to live near the University of Illinois At Urbana Champaign  

  • Campustown: student housing near the University of Illinois At Urbana Champaign and in Midtown has an average rent/$800-$1,500+ /month and is a 0-5 minute walk from the University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign  

    • Walking - 0-5 minutes

  • Green Street: average rent for nearby University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign housing / $750-$1,200+/month and is a 10-20 minute walk from the University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign  

    • Bus - 5-10 minutes

    • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

    • Walking - 10-20 minutes

  • Gregory Drive: The average rent for nearby University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign University housing in this area / $800-$1,300+/month and is a 15-25 minute walk from the University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign. 

    • Bus - 10-15 minutes

    • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

    • Walking - 15-25 minutes

  • Philo Road: average rent for University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign accommodation/$700-$1,100+ /month and is a 15-25 minute walk from University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign  

    • Bus - 15-20 minutes

    • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

    • Walking - 20-30 minutes

Benefits of booking University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign off-campus housing options over on-campus dorms 


  • Early bird offer (off-campus student rooms generally offer discounts or early booking offers.)

  • Unlike university dorms, there are more types of student rooms to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process. T&C applied.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute off-campus student room bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.