University of Illinois Chicago

United States of America

204th US-News World Ranking

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.

The University of Illinois, Chicago has the total student population of more than 29,000 of which more than 17,500 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 18:1 and the acceptance rate of 77%. The university is renowned for its sophisticated research labs; it even has an Artificial Intelligence Laboratory sponsored by Motorola to study on data mining for manufacturing.  

Notable Alumni: Charles Blackstone (Novelist, editor and winner of the Barker Award for Fiction), John Chancellor (Anchor for NBC Nightly News), George J. Efstathiou (Architect and managing partner of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

African American Studies, a comprehensive study of the African American people s experience, combines the approaches of the humanities and the social sciences, imparting skills in critical thinking, research methods, theory building, analysis, and written and oral expression. Training in African American Studies is useful for graduate work in literature, American studies, law, history, sociology, social work, government, business, journalism, and employment in the public sphere.

Should have Certified copy of your orginal diploma, Certified copy of your complete list of grade, Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School, English Proficiency Requirements:IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 for all programs); TOEFL:80 (Internet-based Test-IbT), 550 (Paper-based Test-PbT); Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall Score 54 (Listening 47, Writing 56, Reading 51, Speaking 53); Financial Bank Statement, Transcripts in the form of academic records, Reference, Exemptions to the English Proficiency Requirement: SAT Critical Reading score of 530 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 570 or higher, ACT English sub-score of 24 or higher, AP English Language and Composition score of 4 or higher, IB score of 5 or higher on the English Language and Literature exam

Ambassadorial Aide, Author, Diplomatic Liaison, Editor

1st Feb

English

Anthropology is the study of human biological and cultural diversity over time and space. Anthropology generally includes three broad fields: cultural anthropology, biological anthropology and archaeology. Each of the fields teaches distinctive skills, including employing research methodologies, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing extensive sets of data.

Should have Certified copy of your orginal diploma, Certified copy of your complete list of grade, Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School, English Proficiency Requirements:IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 for all programs); TOEFL:80 (Internet-based Test-IbT), 550 (Paper-based Test-PbT); Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall Score 54 (Listening 47, Writing 56, Reading 51, Speaking 53); Financial Bank Statement, Transcripts in the form of academic records, Reference, Exemptions to the English Proficiency Requirement: SAT Critical Reading score of 530 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 570 or higher, ACT English sub-score of 24 or higher, AP English Language and Composition score of 4 or higher, IB score of 5 or higher on the English Language and Literature exam

Attorney, Diversity Officer, Foreign Language Teacher, Foreign Service Officer.

1st Feb

English

Arabic is designed to guide student understanding of the Arabic language and literature through intermediate to advanced level proficiency classes and Arab art, religious affiliations and practices, politics, trends, cultures, histories, and more.

Should have Certified copy of your orginal diploma, Certified copy of your complete list of grade, Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School, English Proficiency Requirements:IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 for all programs); TOEFL:80 (Internet-based Test-IbT), 550 (Paper-based Test-PbT); Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall Score 54 (Listening 47, Writing 56, Reading 51, Speaking 53); Financial Bank Statement, Transcripts in the form of academic records, Reference, Exemptions to the English Proficiency Requirement: SAT Critical Reading score of 530 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 570 or higher, ACT English sub-score of 24 or higher, AP English Language and Composition score of 4 or higher, IB score of 5 or higher on the English Language and Literature exam

Journalism, Publishing, Editing, Writing, Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs

1st Feb

English

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies degree from UIC, students need to complete university, college, and school degree requirements. The School of Architecture degree requirements are outlined below. Students should consult the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts section for additional degree requirements and college academic policies.

Should have Certified copy of your orginal diploma, Certified copy of your complete list of grade, Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School, English Proficiency Requirements:IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 for all programs); TOEFL:80 (Internet-based Test-IbT), 550 (Paper-based Test-PbT); Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall Score 54 (Listening 47, Writing 56, Reading 51, Speaking 53); Financial Bank Statement, Transcripts in the form of academic records, Reference, Exemptions to the English Proficiency Requirement: SAT Critical Reading score of 530 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 570 or higher, ACT English sub-score of 24 or higher, AP English Language and Composition score of 4 or higher, IB score of 5 or higher on the English Language and Literature exam

Architects, Academics, Architectural Technologist

1st Feb

English

The UIC program in Art History introduces students to the work of artists, architects, designers, and thinkers who have changed the course of history. Classes cover all historical periods and most of the world s cultures. Students are trained in the fundamentals of historical analysis, visual literacy, and theoretical understanding. In addition to going on to successful careers as academics and museum professionals, graduates work in teaching, publishing, arts administration, art conservation, public culture, historic preservation, journalism, advertising, business, law, and medicine

Should have Certified copy of your orginal diploma, Certified copy of your complete list of grade, Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School, English Proficiency Requirements:IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 for all programs); TOEFL:80 (Internet-based Test-IbT), 550 (Paper-based Test-PbT); Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall Score 54 (Listening 47, Writing 56, Reading 51, Speaking 53); Financial Bank Statement, Transcripts in the form of academic records, Reference, Exemptions to the English Proficiency Requirement: SAT Critical Reading score of 530 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 570 or higher, ACT English sub-score of 24 or higher, AP English Language and Composition score of 4 or higher, IB score of 5 or higher on the English Language and Literature exam

Art And Display Technician, Associate Teaching, Designer And Associate Lecturer, Exhibition And Graphic Designer

1st Feb

a) Common Application

b) $60 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (520-660), Critical reading (460-580), Writing (470-580), ACT Composite (21-26)

f) Average GPA 3.25

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL IBT- 80, PBT- 550, IELTS Academic- 6.5, PTE Academic-54

i) Acceptance rate: 77% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of Illinois, Chicago is $10,900 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 31

Graduate: Spring-July 15, Summer-March 15, February 15

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Regional

United States of America
129
US News
53
QS
71 -99
Shanghai
71
Times Higher Education
292
Forbes
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University Stats

29048

Students

3971

International Students

17575

Undergraduates

11473

Postgraduate

1613

Faculty Strength

19

International Faculty

18

Student Faculty Ratio

77
%

Acceptance Rate

$
26500

Tuition Fees

$
10900

Living Cost

3.3

Avg. GPA

32

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD