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University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 4 Year
  • CHICAGO, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Illinois at Chicago is an above-average public university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 20,195 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Illinois at Chicago acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Biology, Psychology, and Nursing. Graduating 61% of students, Illinois at Chicago alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,600.

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601 S MORGAN
CHICAGO, IL 60607
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Horizon League

University of Illinois at Chicago Rankings

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UIC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1030-1260
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$12,322 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,116 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 190 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 241 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 240 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    23%
  • On Campus
    75%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
20,195 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,446
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 155 responses
  • Commuters
    59%
  • Actually very mixed,
    15%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • Hardworking, focused.
    7%
  • Studious. Quiet. Smart. Female.
    4%
  • Cheap
    1%
  • Hipster
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 265 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 324 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 167 responses
  • You get out of it what you put in.
    25%
  • Diversity
    17%
  • Wide range of student resources
    15%
  • It is a combination of diversity and hard workers
    14%
  • A crazy, beautiful place to be diverse
    12%
  • Open-minded
    6%
  • Challenging
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 130 responses

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