The University of Illinois at Chicago was formed by the 1982 consolidation of two campuses: the University of Illinois at the Medical Center and the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. As a leading institution in Illinois and in the nation, the school delivers an outstanding education in one of the nation's top cities. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Architecture and the Arts, Associated Health Professionals, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Nursing; and the Jane Addams College of Social Work. The campus is a true reflection of Chicago: a myriad of races, economic backgrounds, interests and experiences. UIC offers an extensive network of co-op educational opportunities, cutting-edge academic programs in more than 90 majors and the benefits of being a Research I university, all at an affordable price. UIC is one of only three institutions in the country to offer all six health profession programs, with Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions providing an early gateway to these professions. Its 216-acre campus is located close to Chicago's business district.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
21,641
Undergraduates
10,431
Men - 48.2%
11,211
Women - 51.8%
11,749
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 22,696 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.38
SAT Math
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,753
Out-of-state: $41,445
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,874
Out-of-state: $27,566
Room and Board
$12,479
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$15,543
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,934
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,306
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
27%
20-29
27%
30-39
7%
40-49
7%
50-99
10%
Over 100
10%
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Chicago Population
2,714,856
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
14% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Sparky D. Dragon
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
22.2%
Black/African-American
8.1%
Hispanic/Latino
36.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
28.2%
Unknown
1.8%
International Students
5.9%
First-Year Students Returning
79.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
34.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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