University of Illinois at Chicago


University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago is Chicago's public university - big, diverse and alive. UIC is a real campus community embedded in some of Chicago's most interesting neighborhoods. Consistently ranked among the nation's best colleges, we are also one of the most diverse and welcoming campuses, UIC is home to nearly 28,000 students. As one of the preeminent research institutions in the country, our students have the advantage of a superb faculty that discovers what others only teach. UIC offers a challenging, career-building education and a life-changing college experience through hundreds of academic and success programs.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Architecture
  • Data Science
  • Music Business
  • Urban Planning
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Health Information Management
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Physical Therapy

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • research
  • social justice

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


The University of Illinois at Chicago uses the Common Application for all First Year applications. We define a First Year applicant as one who has not attended any post-secondary institutions since graduating high school. If you have attended any post secondary programs, you should apply as a transfer student at


To apply as a Transfer student, please use our UIC application at

Additional Information

We encourage all applicants seeking scholarships and financial aid to submit their complete application (application, transcripts, scores, and any supporting documents) no later than November 1st for full priority consideration. 

Important Dates for 2019-2020
August 1 - Common Application opens. 
September 21 - UIC Open House 
October 14 - UIC Preview Day
November 1 - Early Action, GPPA, and Scholarship Priority Deadline 
November 11 - UIC Preview Day
January 15 - Regular Decision deadline 


Visit us

We encourage you to visit our campus to learn more about the UIC experience. Our largest event, our annual Open House, will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019. You can learn more at You can visit on any of our Preview Days held throughout the year and we also offer information sessions and tours daily. You can learn more at

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

1200 W. Harrison St., Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60607-7161, United States of America

Phone number

(312) 996-4350