University of Illinois Chicago
United States of America
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)
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