University of Illinois, Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is an acclaimed research institution located in Chicago, Illinois. UIC offers bachelor's and master's degree programs and it consists of 15 colleges and schools that include Business Administration, Dentistry, Engineering, and Nursing.

  • Average Tuition USD 42,430
  • Acceptance Rate 74%
  • Students 27,969
  • International Students 8%
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

The University of Illinois at Chicago traces its roots back to 1859. Students will enjoy living in one of the most popular cities in the US. There are many activities and attractions in the city that includes over 600 parks, 26 miles of beaches, and cultural attractions that include the Adler Planetarium and the Chicago History Museum.

The University of Illinois at Chicago has nearly 30,000 students. The university strives on having a diverse campus, and is in fact, among the top five most diverse campuses in the US. Students can find many student organizations that they can be involved in, and the UIC Involvement Fair, which is held each semester is a great place to see the best organizations for you to join.

Master Programs

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    Communication

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

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    Criminology, Law, and Justice

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

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    Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

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    Neuroscience

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

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    Pharmacy

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent or employed practice of preparing and dispensing drugs and medications in consultation with prescribing physicians and other health care professionals, and for managing pharmacy practices and counseling patients. Includes instruction in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Political Science

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    Public Administration

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

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    Public Health-Community Health Sciences

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

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    Sociology

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 207
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 185
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 292
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 145

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 429
  • Minimum SAT 1400
  • Minimum ACT 21
  • Average SAT Score 1120

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    Established in 1858

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    The University of Illinois at Chicago hosts a back to school concert for students called Spark in the Park, which has had artists perform that include Kid Cudi, and Kendrick Lamar.

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          • Testimony
            2011-2015, BA

            Affordable tuition and an education equal to any ivy league school I've ever heard of. The professors and staff will fight for you with genuine vigor.

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            1969-1972, BA

            It was located in the heart of Chicago, it was reasonable and the Professors were always willing to help you. I made many life long friends from the school!

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            2000-2002, BS

            Great value for your investment