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University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
33,518
University of Illinois at Chicago overview
Location Chicago, Illinois
Online uic.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of Illinois at Chicago overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Chicago, Illinois, University of Illinois at Chicago is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 22,798 prospective students applied, and 16,558 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,541 enrolled in the school.  28,055 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,463 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $10,776 plus fees of $3,322. UIC is ranked 189 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

UIC is rated within the top 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Illinois at Chicago within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
University of Illinois at Chicago overview
SAT 1030/1250
ACT 21/29
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
72.6% 
University of Illinois at Chicago overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$10,776
In State Costs for University of Illinois at Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$3,322
Room and Board $12,000
Budget for Other Expenses$3,470
Total One Year Cost$30,968
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,126
Out of State Costs for University of Illinois at Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$3,322
Room and Board $12,000
Budget for Other Expenses$3,470
Total One Year Cost$45,318

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$61,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Illinois at Chicago students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 16%
Psychology 13%
Biology 11%
Social Sciences 10%
Engineering 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145600 IPEDS survey data for University of Illinois at Chicago.

Current students may use the University of Illinois at Chicago GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.