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University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago Rating: 3.8/5 (13 votes)

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There’s never a reason to feel alone in your studies either, since there are academic support services like Learning Center, Pre-Admission Summer Program, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills Assistance, Tutoring and Writing Center. Specifically, the university has a Accelerated Program, Distance Learning, Double Major, Dual Enrollment of High School Students, Honors Program, Independent Study, Internships, ROTC, Air Force, ROTC, Army, ROTC, Navy, Student-Designed Major, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification and Visiting/Exchange Student Program. The university has disability services as well, so be sure to inquire about them if needed. University of Illinois at Chicago is unique in its study options. Further, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Adult (re-entering) student services, Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling, Campus Ministries/Chaplain, Career Counseling, Economically Disadvantaged Student Services, Employment Service, Financial Aid Counseling, Freshman Orientation Program, Health Services, Legal Services, Minority Student Services, On-Campus Daycare, Personal Counseling, Placement Service, Veterans Counselor and Women’s Services can help.

The following are the types of degrees and majors offered at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Computer Science:
Computer/Information Sciences – General
Multiple or Interdisciplinary:
Mathematics/Computer Science
Business, Management, & Marketing:
Accounting, Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance/Banking, Management Information Systems, Marketing Management
Security and Protective Services:
Criminal Justice Studies
School of Visual and Performing Arts:
Art History/Criticism/Conservation, Commercial/Advertising Art, Drama/Theater Arts, Fine/Studio Arts, Industrial Design, Music – General, Photography
History – General
Parks, Recreation, and Fitness:
Exercise Sciences
Art Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, Elementary Education, English Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, French Teacher Education, German Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education
Social Sciences:
Anthropology, Economics, Political Science/Government, Sociology
Physical Sciences:
Chemistry, Geology, Physics
Public Administration and Service:
Social Work
Biological and Biomedical Sciences:
Biochemistry, Biology
Philosphy and Religion:
Foreign Language and Literature:
Classics, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Popular majors:
twenty percent business per marketing, eleven percent biology, ten percent engineering, nine percent psychology, eight percent health professions, eight percent social sciences, six percent education
Psychology – General
Mathematics – General, Statistics
English Language and Literature:
English, Speech/Rhetorical Studies
Health and Clinical Sciences:
Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Dietetics, Medical Records Administration, Nursing (RN), Predentistry

Additionally, for international students, the application fee is 50. Are you an international student? The Fall application deadline for international students is the 15th of March.

Most Popular Fields of Study


This school requires an application fee consisting of forty dollars regular application fee, forty dollars out-of-state application fee, forty dollars online application fee and point zero . Admission policy is currently Percent applicants admitted: 58% and Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%. Remember that this can change at any time. Transfer student are not ignored. An instance of this, there were five thousand, eight hundred and seventy-two total number of transfer students who applied and two thousand, one hundred and seventeen total number of transfer students who were admitted.

For priority students, financial aid applications are due no later than the 1st of March. the SAT subject section score due date was not reported. Will you make it in time? Make sure to know when all the due dates and deadlines take place. For all student applicants, the Fall application deadline is the 15th of March. SAT and ACT score reports are due the 15th of January and The regular application is due the 15th of January. It is also very important to submit financial aid applications as quickly as possible, make sure to check with the university about the specific date for this year.

Financial Aid

Financial aid distribution is at fifty-five percent scholarships per grants and forty-five percent loans per jobs. Financial aid forms are FAFSA. Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school. In the same way, need based financial aid distribution is determined through State/District Residency. If you are not a need based student, non-need distribution for financial aid is determined by Academics, Art, Athletics, Music/Drama, ROTC and State/District Residency.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3621st for the average student loan amount.
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University of Illinois at Chicago offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral and First Professional degrees. The university is a Public, University, Four-year, Coed, where 58 percent of the applicants were admitted, Regionally accredited and College Board member. The school’s size is approximately fifteen thousand and twenty-nine degree-seeking undergrads, two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-six first-time degree-seeking freshmen and seven thousand, four hundred and four graduate enrollment. In addition, it is part of an Urban setting, Very large city (over 500,000) and Commuter campus. In addition, the student body consists of ninety-six percent in-state students, four percent out-of-state students, one percent part-time students, fifty-six percent women, forty-four percent men, less than one percent american indian per alaskan native, twenty-six percent asian per pacific islander, eleven percent black per non-hispanic, twenty percent hispanic, thirty-six percent white per non-hispanic, two percent non-resident alien, five percent race per ethnicity unreported, twenty-five percent in top 10th of graduating class, fifty-seven percent in top quarter of graduating class and ninety-one percent in top half of graduating class.

This school features the Urban setting, Very large city (over 500,000) and Commuter campus. Students should note the housing policies: twenty-five percent of first-year students live in college housing, twelve percent of all undergraduates live in college housing, Coed Housing, Apartments For Married Students, Apartments For Single Students, Special Housing For Disabled Students, one-APR deadline for housing deposit, one hundred and twenty-five dollars amount of housing deposit, point zero , and First-time first-year students allowed to have car. Further, the university has many unique facilites such as Jane Addams’ Hull House, prairie preserve, health sciences library, software technologies research facility, numerous computer labs, cultural centers, art galleries. Generally, the school is located One mile from downtown.

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The Flames are a member of NCAA. The following sports can be found here:

  • Men’s NCAA Division I, Men’s Intercollegiate and Men’s Scholarship Baseball
  • Men’s NCAA Division I, Women’s NCAA Division I, Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Basketball
  • Men’s NCAA Division I, Women’s NCAA Division I, Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Cross_country
  • Women’s Club Football
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Golf
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Racquetball
  • Men’s NCAA Division I, Men’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural and Men’s Scholarship Soccer
  • Women’s NCAA Division I, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural and Women’s Scholarship Softball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Table_tennis
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Track_and_field
  • Men’s NCAA Division I and Women’s NCAA Division I Track_indoor
  • Men’s NCAA Division I and Women’s NCAA Division I Track_outdoor
  • Women’s NCAA Division I, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Club and Women’s Scholarship Volleyball
  • Men’s Intramural Wrestling

Information Summary

Ranks 18th in Illinois and 524th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

Ranks 0th in Illinois and 463rd overall on StateUniversity.com‘s Safe School Index
  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 23 0.08
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 1 0.00
Rape 9 0.03
Robbery 30 0.11
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 15 0.05
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 16 0.06
Arrest 15 0.05

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 12,408 0.46
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 431 0.02
Forcible Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 13,975 0.52
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 26,420 0.98
Larceny 72,373 2.68
Vehicle theft 19,446 0.72

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Chicago, IL 60607
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population15,552 (15,552 urban / N/A rural)
Households7,293 (2.02 people per house)
Median Household Income$40,972
Families2,934 (2.83 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Research Universities (very high research activity)
UndergraduateBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
GraduateComprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary
Undergraduate PopulationFull-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
EnrollmentMajority undergraduate
Size & SettingLarge four-year, primarily nonresidential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1707

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 564th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $11,162 $11,162 $23,206
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $3,004 $3,004 $3,004
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $1,734 $1,734 $3,844
FT Graduate Tuition $12,796 $12,796 $22,897
FT Graduate Required Fees $3,004 $3,004 $3,004
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $1,844 $1,844 $3,844
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $29,320 $29,320 $41,710
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $29,320 $29,320 $41,710
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $19,938 $19,938 $32,328

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Medical Degree — Tuition $34,578 $71,578
Medical Degree — Required Fees $3,046 $3,046
Dentistry Degree — Tuition $29,948 $53,898
Dentistry Degree — Required Fees $9,924 $9,924
Pharmacology Degree — Tuition $23,628 $37,362
Pharmacology Degree — Required Fees $3,004 $3,004

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $12,656 $13,122 $12,656 $13,122 $25,046 $25,512
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,400(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board $10,194 $10,399
On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,628 $3,706
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $10,882(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,628(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $5,128(N/C)

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$50
Graduate Application Fee$60
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 14,603 (6,622 male / 7,981 female)
Admitted 10,427 (4,668 male / 5,759 female)
Admission rate 71%
First-time Enrollment 3,104 (1,544 male / 1,560 female)
FT Enrollment 3,079 (1,528 male / 1,551 female)
PT Enrollment 25 (16 male / 9 female)
Total Enrollment28,038

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference Horizon League
NCAA Baseball Conference Horizon League
NCAA Track & Field Conference Horizon League

ACT Test Admission

567th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 99%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 27
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 22 / 27
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 26

SAT Test Admission

338th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 6%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 490 / 600
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 510 / 640
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 1000 / 1240

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity3,718
Meals per Week21
Room Fee$7,946
Board Fee$2,937

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 354th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $91,968 ($99,344 male / $80,413 female)
Number of FT Faculty 1,290 (688 male / 602 female)
Number of PT Faculty 2,721
FT Faculty Ratio 0.5 : 1
Total Benefits $223,218,072

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