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University of Illinois at Chicago

School of Art and Art History

Chicago, IL


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University of Illinois at Chicago


University of Illinois at Chicago / School of Art and Art History is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA) Art history
Master of Arts (MA) Museum and exhibition studies
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) New media arts
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Electronic visualization

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in art history or equivalent, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 11.7%
Black or African American 4.26%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.06%
Asian 6.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.13%
Unknown 1.06%


Male (28%)
Female (71%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 7
Male (15)
Female (16)


Focus of faculty research: Modern painting and sculpture, history of architecture, city planning and design, history of photography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Lisa Yun Lee
Phone: 312-413-5358