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University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago provides a hands-on learning experience in a supportive, diverse environment. Located in downtown Chicago, UIC offers you the opportunity to live, learn, and excel in the third-largest city in the U.S.

  • Top 25 Public Universities in the U.S. Times Higher Education, 2020
  • #68 Graduate EconomicsU.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Top 150 National UniversitiesU.S. News & World Report, 2020


Undergraduate Degrees

UIC’s top-ranked programs include engineering, business, architecture, design, education, health sciences, public health, and public affairs.

  • Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Architecture, Design & the Arts
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Life in Chicago, Illinois

The third-largest city in the U.S., Chicago is known for its strong business economy, award-winning architecture, and world-class culture. The city is a national higher education destination, with more than 250,000 students attending the city’s 50+ colleges and universities.



Important Dates

Spring 2020

Application Deadline

December 11, 2019

Payment Deadline

December 23, 2019

Move-in Date

January 6, 2020

Program Start Date

January 7, 2020


Get in touch with a Shorelight enrollment advisor about tuition costs. Fees, housing, and dining plans vary by degree and program track.

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How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a conditional offer, you will need to submit your I-20, certificate of finance, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

University of Illinois at Chicago


  • Top 25 Public Universities in the U.S.
  • 33,390 total enrollment
  • 5% international students
  • Diverse international city

UIC Global

There are 2 months left to apply.

Deadline December 11, 2019

University of Illinois at Chicago

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