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Located in Chicago, Illinois, University of Illinois at Chicago is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Chicago makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$34,656 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
73% Acceptance Rate

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University of Illinois at Chicago Rankings

According to our 2022 analysis, UIC is ranked #319 out of 1,672 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. Out of the 66 colleges in Illinois, it is ranked at #11.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UIC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is University of Illinois at Chicago?


Contact details for UIC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 601 S Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-996-7000

How Do I Get Into UIC?

You can apply to UIC online at:

Admission Requirements for UIC

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UIC?

73% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
82% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 73%, UIC may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 82% of students accepted to UIC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 520 to 640 )
UIC received ACT scores from 25% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 30. Math scores were between 21 and 28. Composite scores were between 21 and 29.

ACT English Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 21 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 21 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 21 to 29 )

Can I Afford University of Illinois at Chicago?

$34,656 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UIC is $34,656. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UIC, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $6,510 a year. That adds up to $26,040 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UIC is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Illinois at Chicago Undergraduate Student Diversity

20,023 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,921 undergraduate students at UIC, with 20,023 being full-time and 1,898 being part-time.


There are also 11,597 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 20,023 full-time undergraduates at UIC, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Illinois at Chicago students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4,267
Black or African American 1,510
Hispanic or Latino 6,916
White 4,951
International Students 1,493
Other Races/Ethnicities 886

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at University of Illinois at Chicago. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 98 countries are represented at UIC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Iran.

Online Learning at University of Illinois at Chicago

26,134 Took All Classes Online
32,929 Took At Least One Class Online
563.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 32,929 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UIC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UIC

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago was $15,027 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $25,430. The following table shows how UIC is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Nursing Science #22 #13

Online Growth Rankings of UIC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Illinois at Chicago was 563.0%. This is the #76 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UIC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Illinois at Chicago Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Nursing Practice 0
Nursing Science 0
Registered Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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