University of Illinois, Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a public research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States and has 15 academic schools through which it offers interesting master’s degree programs in a wide range of subject areas.
  • Average Tuition USD 42,430
  • Acceptance Rate 74%
  • Students 27,969
  • International Students 8%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 42,430
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) master’s program is created to help students become distinctively brilliant in their respective fields. Along with the courses, the students are exposed to professional networks of contact across different industries to help them gain mastery of their field. UIC also provides financial aids for international placements and assists with job searching. UIC also has an online portal where alumni and students can search for jobs, schedule an interview with an employer, and check for internship opportunities. Notable alumni include Ellis Cose - Author, columnist and contributing editor, Newsweek Magazine, Bernard Shaw - Former chief anchor at CNN, and Carol Moseley Braun – Former U.S Senator.
  • 01UIC is ranked among the top 251 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018.
  • 02UIC is accredited in the U.S by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Master Programs

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    Communication

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Science

    USD 23,900 Tuition Fee

    The department of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a full-time master of Science degree program in Computer Science. This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminology, Law, and Justice

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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    Neuroscience

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physiology, molecular biology, cytology, developmental biology, and mathematical modeling to study the structure and function of the nervous system.

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    Pharmacy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of 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

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Public Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

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    Public Health-Community Health Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

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    Sociology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 214
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 189
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 294
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 129
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 251

Admission Requirements

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

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    At UIC, numerous scholarship opportunities are available to master’s students including Hamilton Research Scholarship for support master’s and doctoral level students whose work focuses on health policy research, and Loretta Pratt Lacey Memorial Scholarships for African-American students at the master or doctoral level whose studies focus on women's health.

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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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            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