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University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Graduate School
  • Chicago, IL

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Illinois at Chicago is a public graduate school in Chicago, Illinois. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 10,900 graduate students. Of the 98 graduate programs offered at University of Illinois at Chicago, 8 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at University of Illinois at Chicago are Medicine, Social Work, and Computer Science. 28% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
10,900
Part-Time Grad Students
3,037
Research Assistants
780
Teaching Assistants
1,443
Racial Diversity
  • White
    41.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    22.8%
  • Asian
    13.6%
  • Hispanic
    10.4%
  • African American
    8.2%
  • Multiracial
    2.1%
  • Unknown
    1.3%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Driven
    29%
  • Down-to-earth
    19%
  • Friendly
    19%
  • Intellectual
    10%
  • Organized
    5%
  • All of the above
    10%
  • Passionate
    10%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 18 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    28%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    39%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
90%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 21 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 21 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 21 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 21 responses
  • $100K+
    5%
  • $75K-$100K
    10%
  • $50K-$75K
    10%
  • $25K-$50K
    52%
  • <$25K
    24%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 21 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    5%
  • $75K-$100K
    5%
  • $50-$75K
    10%
  • <$50K
    14%
  • Did not graduate yet
    67%
62%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 21 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$68,842
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,471
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$364,220
National
$217,500

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