19,447
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,729
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
77
77%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago is a University institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Ms. Maureen Woods
Associate Director, Admissions Undergraduate
Email: uic.admit@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-4111
Fax: 312-413-7628

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Science Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,768
Applied
14,467
Accepted
19,447
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

10,430
Females Applied
8,292
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,338
Males Applied
6,175
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.31
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music and theater majors, portfolio for art majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th November 30th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 31st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,584
In-state
23,440
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,030
Full-time student fees
10,960
Room & board
7,930
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

14,729
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,792
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,227
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,349
Avg. Loan Aid
5,663
Avg. Grant Aid
12,993
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,447
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 32.88%
Black or African American 7.94%
White or Caucasian 29.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 21.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 2.97%
Other 0.54%

Gender

Male (49.52%)
Female (50.48%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 15%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Involvement Fair, Spark in the Park (annual fall concert) and LOL@UIC (annual comedy show)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Muslim Student Association, Alternative Spring Break, Filipinos in Alliance, Society of Future Physicians and Ski and Snowboard Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
housing ID stickers, guest escort policy, 24-hour closed circuit videos for exits and entrances, security screen for first floor

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,613
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,200
Part-time - 413
Male - 798
Female - 815