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University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
31,683
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
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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 22,696 prospective students applied, and 16,501 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,407 enrolled in the school.  27,117 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,566 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $10,584 plus fees of $3,290. UIC is ranked 222 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

UIC is rated within the top 32% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1030/1260
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.29
Applications Accepted
72.7% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$10,584
In State Costs for University of Illinois at Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$3,290
Room and Board $12,479
Budget for Other Expenses$3,628
Total One Year Cost$31,381
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,276
Out of State Costs for University of Illinois at Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$3,290
Room and Board $12,479
Budget for Other Expenses$3,628
Total One Year Cost$45,073

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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.

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