University of Illinois embossed seal, University of Illinois
University of Illinois (University of Illinois), referred to as UI or U of I, founded in 1867, is a university system in the U.S. state of Illinois, one of the public university system is one of the most influential and prestigious in the world. The schools are located in El Bana - champagne (Urbana-Champaign, the flagship university campus, Chicago (Chicago), the nation's third largest city, a well-known financial center) and Springfield (Springfield, also called Springfield, Illinois capital).