University of Illinois at Chicago: Ranking & Review

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Chicago Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 71 109
Top 1%

University of Illinois at Chicago Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate77%74%80%
Enrolled undergraduates4,0511,9112,140
Enrolled total (including graduate students)30,53914,38316,156

6,404 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,076 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $70.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores326
Percent of students submitting SAT scores8%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,751
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

University of Illinois at Chicago Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $30,662 $43,518
Off-campus $29,632 $42,488
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,930 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Illinois at Chicago provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,390 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $11,907 $22,310
Fees for full-time undergraduates $3,120 $3,120
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $454 $709
Tuition for Full-time graduates $13,502 $23,742
Fees for full-time graduates $3,120 $3,120
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $675 $909

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs 337 617 755 1,709
Engineering 498 459 39 996
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 584 322 5 911
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 542 35 45 622
Psychology 498 8 21 527
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 208 277 18 503
Education 75 207 68 350
Social Sciences 255 20 25 300
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 4 278 13 295
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 156 11 167
Visual and Performing Arts 134 23 3 160
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 136 8 7 151
Architecture and Related Services 64 79 143
Physical Sciences 72 18 15 105
English Language and Literature & Letters 86 9 8 103
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 69 5 3 77
Mathematics and Statistics 35 10 17 62
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32 25 57
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 34 8 10 52
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 33 7 40
History 28 5 6 39
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 26 11 37
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 5 4 19
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total3,9172,4471,0627,426

A total of 3,917 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Illinois at Chicago.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,509 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate57%55%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesIllinois-Chicago
U of I-Medical Center
University of Illinois-Medical Center
U of I-Chicago
MottoTeach, research, serve, care
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementTo create knowledge that transforms our views of the world and, through sharing and application, transforms the world. To provide a wide range of students with the educational opportunity only a leading research university can offer. To address the challenges and opportunities facing not only Chicago but all Great Cities of the 21st century, as expressed by our Great Cities Commitment. To foster scholarship and practices that reflect and respond to the increasing diversity of the U.S. in a rapidly globalizing world. To train professionals in a wide range of public service disciplines, serving Illinois as the principal educator of health science professionals and as a major health care provider to underserved communities.
Colorsindigo blue, flame red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff11,348
Instructional FTE2,330
Research FTE320
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address601 S Morgan
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Fax+1 (312) 413 3393

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