University of Illinois at Chicago Description:
Admissions Data (2012):
- Percent of Applicants Admitted: 64%
- GPA, SAT and ACT graph for UIC
- What Are Your Chances? (from Cappex.com)
- Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile
- Total Enrollment: 27,875 (16,678 undergraduates)
- Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
- 92% Full-time
Costs (2012 - 13):
- Tuition and Fees: $13,122 (in-state); $25,512 (out-of-state)
- Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
- Room and Board: $10,399
- Other Expenses: $3,706
- Total Cost: $28,627 (in-state); $41,017 (out-of-state)
University of Illinois at Chicago Financial Aid (2011 - 12):
- Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
- University of Illinois at Chicago Scholarships (Cappex.com)
- Percentage of new Students Receiving Types of Aid
- Grants: 66%
- Loans: 50%
- Average Amount of Aid
- Grants: $12,581
- Loans: $6,052
Most Popular Majors:
Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:
- First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
- 4-Year Graduation Rate: 31%
- 6-Year Graduation Rate: 58%
University of Illinois at Chicago Mission Statement:
"UIC provides the broadest access to the highest levels of intellectual excellence.
UIC's mission is:
- To create knowledge that transforms our views of the world and, through sharing and application, transforms the world.
- To provide a wide range of students with the educational opportunity only a leading research university can offer.
- To address the challenges and opportunities facing not only Chicago but all Great Cities of the 21st century, as expressed by our Great Cities Commitment.
- To foster scholarship and practices that reflect and respond to the increasing diversity of the U.S. in a rapidly globalizing world.
- To train professionals in a wide range of public service disciplines, serving Illinois as the principal educator of health science professionals and as a major healthcare provider to underserved communities."