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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Public Administration

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Public Administration is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship/project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

195
Applied
137
Accepted
62
Enrolled
70%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 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
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

183
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.29%
Black or African American 9.29%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.55%
Unknown 0.55%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 8
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: E-government, science and technology policy, financial management, urban policy, nonprofit management, public management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
121,000

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Jared Carr
Professor and Department Head
Email: jbcarr@uic.edu
Phone: 312-413-7853
Fax: 312-996-8804

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