Tuition & Fees

$13,664

$26,520

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,007
Declined + 3,657
Total Received 15,664
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Public

17,575

undergraduate students

11,473

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 1851
ACT 1155

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
700-800
14%
600-699
34%
500-599
33%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
37%
18-23
42%
12-17
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
47%
18-23
35%
12-17
7%
30-36
9%
24-29
42%
18-23
48%
12-17
1%
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School Facts

University of Illinois at Chicago was formed by the 1982 consolidation of two campuses: the University of Illinois at the Medical Center and the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. Its 232-acre campus is located close to Chicago's business district.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 29,048
Established in 1982
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ACSP (Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NANPRH (National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Womens Health)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

Chicago, IL

243-acre, urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,718,782). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation around campus and to local train stations. Public transportation serves campus. Branch campuses in Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, and Urbana.

University of Illinois at Chicago
601 South Morgan M/C 103
Chicago, IL 60607

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
26 fraternities 1% of male students
 
17 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
700-800
14%
600-699
34%
500-599
33%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
37%
18-23
42%
12-17
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
47%
18-23
35%
12-17
7%
30-36
9%
24-29
42%
18-23
48%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,007
Declined + 3,657
Total Received 15,664

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Malinda Lorkovich
Managing Director of Admissions
P: 312 996-4350
F: 312 413-7628
admit@uic.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $39,000,934
State $30,784,134
Institutional $45,969,706
Other external $2,065,220
Total $117,819,994

Non-need-based

Federal
State $456,155
Institutional $1,541,704
Other external $371,945
Total $2,369,804

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League (Division I)
Mascot
Dragon
School colors
red and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Anatomy/Cell Biology
Anthropology
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Architecture in Health Design
Art Education
Art History
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Genetics
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Visualization
Biopharmaceutical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classical Languages/Literatures
Clinical/Translational Science
Communication
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Surgery
Disability Studies
Disability/Human Development
Earth/Environmental Sciences
Economics
Education/Curriculum/Instruction
Education/Special Education
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Electronic Visualization
Elementary Education
Energy Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental/Urban Geography
Finance
Forensic Science
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Germanic Studies
Graphic Design
Health Care Administration
Health Informatics
Health Information Management
Health Professions Education
Hispanic Studies
History
History/Ideas
Human Nutrition
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Engineering/Operations Research
Information/Decision Sciences
Information/Telecommunication Systems
Instructional Leadership
Italian
Kinesiology
Latin American/Latino Studies
Learning Sciences
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mathematics/Information Sciences for Industry
Measurement/Evaluation
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Biotechnology
Medicinal Chemistry
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Moving Image
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Nutrition/Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Oral Sciences
Oral Science
Oral Sciences
Pathology
Performance
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Policy Studies/Urban Education
Polish
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Real Estate
Rehabilitation Services
Russian
Slavic Languages/Literatures
Slavic Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Economics
Special Education
Statistics/Operations Research
Studio Arts
Surgery
Teaching of Chemistry
Teaching of English
Teaching of French
Teaching of German
Teaching of History
Teaching of Mathematics
Teaching of Physics
Teaching of Spanish
Theatre
Urban Education Leadership
Urban Planning/Policy
Urban/Public Affairs
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Undergraduate

61%

17,575
students

Female
50%
8,805

Male
50%
8,770

Graduate

39%

11,473
students

Female
57%
6,549

Male
43%
4,924

undergraduateFull-time

92%

16,176
students

Female
51%
8,188

Male
49%
7,988

undergraduatePart-time

8%

1,399
students

Female
45%
617

Male
55%
782

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 31

Spring: October 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

James Hammerschmidt
Director
312 996-3121
ois@uic.edu

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