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University of Illinois Chicago

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1200 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607, United States

Location info of University of Illinois Chicago

  • Chicago is an energetic place where you can spend an afternoon enjoying parks and beaches or discovering art and artifacts. Whether you stroll down Michigan Avenue or roll down the Chicago River on a boat tour, there’s something for everyone.
  • There are 77 community neighborhoods within the city, made up of people from all ethnicities. Greek, Polish, Hispanic, Chinese, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian and African are just a smattering of cultures that can be found in America’s third-largest city.
  • You can dine at ethnic restaurants, visit museums to learn about diverse traditions and attend parades featuring various nationalities. Chicago truly is a melting pot.
  • Chicago offers endless opportunities for a cultural experience, from museums to music, dance and art.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Illinois Chicago

The University of Illinois Chicago provides a hands-on learning experience in a supportive, diverse environment. Located in downtown Chicago, UIC offers you the opportunity to live, learn, and excel in the third-largest city in the US.

  • UIC is committed to diversity

  • UIC is focused on accessibility

  • UIC is pledged to sustainability

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About University of Illinois Chicago

The University of Illinois Chicago is the city’s largest university and its only public Carnegie Research 1 institution. Its 16 academic colleges serve more than 34,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UIC is recognized as one of the best public universities and one of the most ethnically rich and culturally diverse campuses in the nation, located in the heart of Chicago, it is an integral part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of one of the world’s greatest cities.

Career at University of Illinois Chicago

An exciting future lies beyond the walls of UIC, and we want to assist you in your transition from student to professional.

The Office of Career Services provides educational workshops to help you write résumés and cover letters, search for jobs, learn interview and networking tips, use social media in your job search and many more topics. The office also provides guidance if you are undecided in your major or are considering graduate school.

We can also help you navigate job sites on the internet, find career fairs and secure an internship.

Campus life

We invite you to visit the University of Illinois at Chicago, one of the nation’s most diverse campuses and Chicago’s largest university, located just a mile from the Loop. The east side of campus is home to most undergraduate classes, student housing, the Credit Union 1 Arena, recreation facilities and Student Center East. The west side of campus includes the health sciences colleges and medical center, recreation facilities and Student Center West. The south area of campus has student housing, retail shops, athletics fields and The Isadore & Sadie Dorin Forum, a conference and events center.


Undergraduate scholarships:

from $5,000 up to $12,000

graduate scholarships:


Ranking & Accreditation of University of Illinois Chicago


Illinois’ only university ranked ‘Best Value’ in the nation (#8) — Wall Street Journal.

  • Top 25 Public Universities in the US Times Higher Education, 2020.
  • #97 National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Student Accommodation at University of Illinois Chicago

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

$13,000 Typical housing fees for one academic year.

  • Option A: Single 4 Bedroom En Suite Bath: 8,000
  • Option A: Single 4 Bedroom Private Bath: 7,700
  • Option A: Single 4 Bedroom Shared Bath: 6,900
  • Option B: Private Bedroom Private Bath: 7,700
  • Option B: Private Bedroom Shared Bath: 6,900
  • Option B: Shared Bedroom Shared Bath: 6,200

Programs at University of Illinois Chicago


  1. Disability & Human Development
  2. Kinesiology: Exercise
  3. Kinesiology: Movement Science
  4. Kinesiology: Science & Health Promotion
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  1. Architecture
  2. Art: Moving Image
  3. Art: New Media Arts
  4. Art: Photography
  5. Art: Studio Arts
  6. Art History
  7. Graphic Design
  8. Industrial Design
  9. Interdisciplinary Education in the Arts
  10. Music: Business
  11. Music: Jazz Studies
  12. Music: Performance
  13. Theatre: Acting
  14. Theatre: Design, Production & Technology
  15. Theatre: Performance
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  1. Art History (MA)

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  1. Accounting
  2. Entrepreneurship
  3. Finance
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Information and Decision Science: Business Data Analytics
  6. Information and Decision Science: Management Information Systems
  7. Information and Decision Science: Operations and Supply Chain Management
  8. Management: Leadership & Managerial Skills
  9. Management: Managerial Logistics
  10. Management: Strategic Management
  11. Marketing: Innovation & Product Management
  12. Marketing: Marketing Research
  13. Marketing: Promotions & Communications
  14. Marketing: Sales Leadership
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  1. Bioinformatics (MS)
  2. Biomedical Engineering (MS)
  3. Chemical Engineering (MS)
  4. Civil Engineering (MS)
  5. Construction Engineering and Management (MS)
  6. Electrical and Computer Engineering (MS)
  7. Energy Engineering (MEE)
  8. Industrial Engineering (MS)
  9. Materials Engineering (MS)
  10. Mechanical Engineering (MS)
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  1. Applied Economics (MA)
  2. Communication (MA)
  3. Latin American and Latino Studies (MA)
  4. Political Science (MA)
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  1. Master of City Design (MCD)
  2. Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  3. Master of Urban Planning and Policy (MUPP)
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  1. Human Development & Learning
  2. Urban Education: Elementary Education
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  1. Early Childhood Education (M.Ed)
  2. Instructional Leadership (M.Ed)
  3. Language, Literacies & Learning (M.Ed)
  4. Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics & Assessment (M.Ed)
  5. Science Education (M.Ed)
  6. Special Education (M.Ed)
  7. Youth Development (M.Ed)
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  1. Bioengineering
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Computer Science : Computer Systems
  6. Computer Science : Human Centered Computing
  7. Computer Science : Software Engineering
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. Engineering Management
  10. Engineering Physics
  11. Industrial Engineering
  12. Mechanical Engineering
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  1. Master of Social Work (MSW)

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  1. African American Studies
  2. Anthropology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Biological Sciences: General Biology
  5. Biological Sciences: Molecular, Cellular, and Organismal Biology
  6. Chemistry
  7. Classical Studies
  8. Communication
  9. Criminology, Law, and Justice
  10. Earth and Environmental Sciences
  11. Economics
  12. English: American Literature
  13. English: British & Anglophone Literature
  14. English: Creative Writing; Media
  15. English: Professional Writing
  16. English: Rhetorical & Cultural Studies
  17. French and Francophone Studies
  18. Gender and Women’s Studies
  19. Germanic Studies
  20. Germanic Studies with a Business Minor
  21. History
  22. Integrated Health Studies: Behavioral Health
  23. Integrated Health Studies: Health and Science
  24. Latin American and Latino Studies
  25. Mathematics
  26. Mathematics & Computer Science: Algorithms and Theory
  27. Mathematics & Computer Science: Computational Mathematics
  28. Neuroscience
  29. Philosophy
  30. Physics
  31. Polish, Russian, and Central and Eastern European Studies: Central and Eastern European Studies
  32. Polish, Russian, and Central and Eastern European Studies: Polish Studies; Russian Studies
  33. Political Science: Law & Courts
  34. Political Science: Urban Politics
  35. Psychology: Applied
  36. Psychology: General
  37. Secondary Education Program: Teaching of English
  38. Secondary Education Program: Teaching of French
  39. Secondary Education Program: Teaching of German
  40. Secondary Education Program: Teaching of History
  41. Secondary Education Program: Teaching of Mathematics
  42. Secondary Education Program: Teaching of Spanish
  43. Sociology
  44. Spanish: Hispanic Linguistics
  45. Spanish: Hispanic Literatures and Cultural Studies
  46. Spanish: Hispanic Studies
  47. Statistics: Applied Statistics
  48. Statistics: Statistical Theory & Methods
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  1. Public Health*

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  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)
  3. Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)
  4. Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
  5. Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS)
  6. Master of Science in Marketing (MSM)
  7. Master of Science in Supply Chain and Operations Management (MSSCOM)
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  1. Public Policy
  2. Urban Studies
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