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Study at University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago is a state-funded public research university located in Chicago, Illinois. It was initially established as the Chicago College of Pharmacy in 1859. The University of Illinois was then chartered in 1867, in Champaign-Urbana, as the state's land-grant university. Finally, in 1961, several medical schools in Illinois joined the university forming the institution as we see it today. It currently offers admission to over 20, 000 students every year. The school offers majors in mathematics, science, and medicine. The university's sports teams are referred to as the UIC Flames. Sparky D. Dragon is the official mascot of the team. The school offers sports programs for both men and women in track and field, basketball, and baseball.

Profile of University of Illinois at ChicagoUIC is located in Chicago, IL (a large city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by UIC is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in mathematics, science, and medicine.

UIC Selectivity

UIC does not offer open admission.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at UIC is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 25, 747 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
UIC offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Horizon League. UIC Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors

Business and Management940business management, finance, accounting, marketing, management science, MIS, entrepreneurship
Medicine828medicine, pharmacy, public health, dentistry, pre-dentistry, natural products chemistry, advanced dentistry, neuroscience, . . .
Liberal Arts702English, economics, political science, history, sociology, anthropology, Spanish language, linguistics, . . .
Science548biology, chemistry, biochemistry, geology, physics, microbiology and immunology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, molecular genetics, . . .
Therapy and Counselling454psychology, physical therapy, educational psychology
Engineering423electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, engineering, materials engineering
Education and Teaching408educational supervision, special ed, elementary school teaching, math teaching, English teaching, history teaching, Spanish teaching, curriculum and instruction, . . .
Family and Social Work248social work, public administration, public policy analysis
Nursing and Emergency Medicine246registered nursing, nursing science
Architecture and Planning192architectural services, urban planning, architecture
Computer Science and Engineering190computer science, computer engineering, information science
Security and Law Enforcement166criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy163exercise science, dietitian, occupational therapy, rehabilitation
Mathematics100mathematics, mathematics and computer science, statistics, applied mathematics courses
Media86communication studies
Fine Arts58fine arts, art history and criticism
Design49graphic design, industrial design, design and applied arts
Medical administration40medical records admin, health services administration, medical illustrator, pharmacy courses
Photography and Commercial Art31film and photography, cinematography, photography
Religion and Philosophy23philosophy
Drama and Performing Arts11drama, stagecraft
Real Estate and Construction Management9real estate
Contact: UICUniversity of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan

Chicago, IL 60607

General Phone: (312) 996-3000


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