University of Illinois Chicago World Ranking - US News
The University of Illinois at Chicago traces its origins in 19th century when several health colleges were founded in Chicago. In the 20th century, new campuses were built in Chicago and joined together to create a comprehensive education institution. Over the period of time it has transformed into a research intensive institution of higher learning. UIC is Chicago’s only public research university with 30,000 students, 15 colleges, a hospital and a health sciences system UIC provides you access to excellence and opportunity.
The university offers more than 85 undergraduate degrees and more than 70 minors along with numerous interdisciplinary programs. The university consists of 15 schools and colleges: College of Applied Health Sciences, College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, College of Business Administration, College of Dentistry, College of Education, College of Engineering, Graduate College, Honors College, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, College of Social Work and College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. The university houses the largest medical school in the USA.