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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)
79% Acceptance Rate

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 Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UIC?

79% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
32% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Illinois at Chicago is 79%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.

Average Test Scores

About 32% 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 540 and 650. Math scores were between 540 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 540 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 540 to 660 )
UIC received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 33. Math scores were between 22 and 29. Composite scores were between 23 and 31.

ACT English Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 22 to 33 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 22 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Illinois at Chicago  ( 23 to 31 )

Can I Afford University of Illinois at Chicago?

$34,656 Net Price
22% Take Out Loans
0.7% 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 22% of students took out student loans averaging $6,873 a year. That adds up to $27,492 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UIC is 0.7%. 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

20,071 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,279 undergraduate students at UIC, with 20,071 being full-time and 2,208 being part-time.


There are also 11,920 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 20,071 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 4,326
Black or African American 1,448
Hispanic or Latino 7,078
White 4,791
International Students 1,546
Other Races/Ethnicities 882

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

11,850 Took All Classes Online
31,618 Took At Least One Class Online
563.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 18 master’s degree programs available online at UIC. In 2020-2021, 31,618 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.


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%.


*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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