University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$13,874

$27,566

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
700-800
10%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
20%
24-29
34%
18-23
40%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,501
Declined 6,195
Total Received 22,696
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Public

21,641

undergraduate students

11,749

graduate students

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Location

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 and the downtown.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 33,390
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational

243-acre, urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,705,994). 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

University of Illinois at Chicago
1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL
60607

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Muslim Student Association
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Filipinos in Alliance
  • Society of Future Physicians
  • Ski and Snowboard Club

Top Events

  • Involvement Fair
  • Spark in the Park (annual fall concert)
  • LOL@UIC (annual comedy show)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • housing ID stickers, guest escort policy, 24-hour closed circuit videos for exits and entrances, security screen for first floor

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
90%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
700-800
10%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
20%
24-29
34%
18-23
40%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline January 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.38

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,501
Declined 6,195
Total Received 22,696

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay

Considered

extracurricular activities
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, rugby, sailing, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, rugby, sailing, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Architecture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Studies
Graphic Design
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
History Teacher Education
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Product Design
Information Science/Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music, General
Neuroscience
Nursing Science
Nutrition Sciences
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Polish Language and Literature
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Language and Literature
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

33,390

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

21,641
students

Female
52%
11,202

Male
48%
10,439

35%

11,749
students

Female
59%
6,910

Male
41%
4,839

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

20,195
students

Female
53%
10,507

Male
47%
9,688

7%

1,446
students

Female
49%
695

Male
51%
751

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 22%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

2,069

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 31

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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