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University of Illinois Chicago
  • 4 Year
  • CHICAGO, IL

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  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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University of Illinois Chicago is a highly rated public university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 20,023 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the University of Illinois Chicago acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Computer Science. Graduating 63% of students, University of Illinois Chicago alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,600.

About

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

University of Illinois Chicago Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UIC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1030-1250
ACT Range
21-29
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
$12,614 / 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
$13,236 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
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. 251 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 250 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    78%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
20,023 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,898
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 164 responses
  • Commuters
    57%
  • Actually very mixed,
    16%
  • Diverse
    11%
  • Hardworking, focused.
    8%
  • 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. 275 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 334 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 177 responses
  • You get out of it what you put in.
    24%
  • Diversity
    19%
  • Wide range of student resources
    14%
  • It is a combination of diversity and hard workers
    13%
  • A crazy, beautiful place to be diverse
    12%
  • Open-minded
    6%
  • Its great but i do not feel completely open there.
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
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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