University of Illinois at Chicago

country rank  81
world rank  128

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University Overview

Established in 1858, University of Illinois at Chicago is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Urbana-Champaign, Springfield. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 161 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UIC
Founded 1858
Motto Teach, research, serve, care
Colours Indigo blue and flame red

University Location

Address 1200 W Harrison Street
Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60607 Illinois
United States
T +1 (312) 996 7000
F +1 (312) 413 3393
Other locations Urbana-Champaign, Springfield

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 5220
Chicago 60680-5220
+1 (312) 996 4350

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Illinois System (UIS)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019