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University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) campus credit: Hied5
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Overview
Public
16,517 Undergraduates
74% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Public
Region: Midwest
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S Morgan
Chicago, Illinois
60607
(312) 996-7000
www.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is a public research university in Chicago, Illinois, and one of the top 145 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established in 1867, and was formerly affiliated with health institutions like the Columbian College of Dentistry and the Chicago College of Pharmacy. It officially became UIC in 1982. Today, it sits on 244 acres of land in an urban setting. The campus hosts the largest medical college in the nation, the University of Illinois College of Medicine, which is included in the well-known Illinois Medical District. The school’s motto is “Teach, research, serve, care.” Notable alumni include baseball player Curtis Granderson, Former United States Senator Carol Moseley Braun, actress and musician Janina Gavankar, American soccer player Jay DeMerit, basketball player Joanne McCarthy, professor Anne Allison, actor Justin Hartley, politician Michael Noland and model Megan Hauserman. The school’s colors are indigo blue and flame red, its mascot is Sparky D. Dragon and its teams are nicknamed the Flames. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – Horizon League, and varsity sports offered by UIC include men’s basketball, baseball, gymnastics, soccer, swimming and diving and tennis, and women’s basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

Location

Chicago , officially the City of Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is one of the largest cities in the United States. As of the 2017 census-estimated population of 2,716,450, Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States after New York and Los Angeles, and the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County. More from Wikipedia...

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Students
49%

Men

51%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

1683

New Transfer Students

Admissions
74%

Acceptance Rate

25%

Enrollment Yield

990-1235

SAT Range

17,931

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$11,571

Typical Cost

$26,560

Out-Of-State (published)

$13,704

In-State (published)

85%

Recieve Financial Aid

72%

Have Loans

$14,500

Median Debt

Academics
18.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

314

Doctorates Awareded

Psychology

Top Major

11

Faculty Awards

6

National Academy Members

238

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, more than 30 fraternities and sororities to choose from

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Horizon League

Track & Field Conference:

Horizon League

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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